Our consultants at Elite Research offer academic professionals a broad range of multidisciplinary skills to help them improve their understanding and practice of research, regardless of their content areas. We have extensive knowledge and global experience in working with academic researchers and providing our clients with comprehensive consulting for regional, national, and global research and editorial projects.

Our team of consultants offer expert statistical and design advice in a variety of areas, including research design, program evaluation, survey design, data collection, advanced statistical methodologies, and publication, to help you efficiently conduct effective research.

Projects for academic clients include, but are not limited to, the following:

Advanced Regression Analysis

As an academic, you need to anticipate changes in research practices that affect your projects, but you may not have time to follow research trends. Our consultants at Elite Research actively follow research trends, so let us help you with your statistical analyses, including advanced regression analyses. We can ensure that you are using the most current research trends and that you understand the statistical techniques that we utilize to help you obtain your results, such as curve fitting, linear and non-linear regression, regression lines, and variables in the regression models. Contact Elite Research for your statistical needs!

Multivariate Analysis

At Elite Research, we can assist you with the different types of multivariate analysis, the various possible outcomes of your data (if your data deals with multiple variables), and especially the different types of measurements and conclusions that may arise from your data. We strive not only to present you with accurate results but also to ensure that you understand the analytic techniques that we utilize to obtain your results.If you are having trouble with your multivariate analysis, call the consultants at Elite Research.

Cluster and Factor Analysis

At Elite Research, our experienced consultants can help you with cluster and factor analyses in many ways, including the following: discovering links, arrangements, connections, and organizations among data; transforming statistical data into linear combinations of independent variables; and exploring groups and clusters that your data may reveal. We always explain your research findings in plain, everyday language that non-statisticians can understand, so contact the consultants at Elite Research for your statistical needs.

Grant Proposals

Whether you are having trouble with writer’s block or are just struggling to get started on your proposal, our experienced consultants and editors at Elite Research can help you in a number of ways. Our PhD-level consultants are experienced in developing grant proposals to secure research funds. We have helped both students and faculty members in the academic community; bring us your grant proposal, and we will help you with your research through consultations, statistics, editing, and more.

Instrument Development and Psychometric Testing

At Elite Research, our researchers are equipped to meet your academic needs by helping you develop instruments to ensure that your psychometric research is a success. By helping you design your research and tests, Elite Research assists you with specific and different requirements of instrument development and psychometric testing, such as ordering items, formatting questions, and placing scales. Please contact Elite Research if you have any questions about how we can further help you in this area.

Manuscript Preparation

Elite Research offers several services in manuscript preparation, including editing and formatting your document and references. From prospectuses to proposals to dissertations, Elite Research will be your partner through the process of preparing and editing your document. We even customize our editing and formatting services to fit your needs. Please call Elite Research today so that we can help you with your academic manuscripts.

Sampling Methods

At Elite Research, we not only help you choose your sample type but also walk you through the process of correctly sizing, surveying, and understanding your sample. We can help you with your sampling methods for qualitative research, quantitative research, simple random samples, stratified samples, cluster samples, and more. Contact Elite Research today, and we will help you through each step of sampling.

Power Analysis/Sample Size

Before you begin researching and collecting your data, contact Elite Research, and we can help you use power analysis to determine the appropriate sample size for your research. As with all our services at Elite Research, we not only help you calculate your appropriate sample size but also ensure that you understand the methods that were used to do so. Contact Elite Research today, and we will become your new partners in using power analysis to determine sample size.

Research Design/Protocols

At Elite Research, our research consultants have diverse skills: We are experienced with many aspects of the research process, and our expertise does not end at design. We can help you not only choose the most appropriate design for your research but also ensure that all elements of your research design follow any protocols that your university or academic institution has required of you. Contact Elite Research today, and let us help you with your research design.

Survey Creation/Design

Our researchers pride themselves on remaining up to date with the latest literature about survey methodology and design. With their education and experience, our consultants can help you choose the most appropriate design to create your surveys. At Elite Research, we value sharing knowledge. Contact Elite Research today so that we can help you in designing and creating your surveys.

Program Evaluation

Our consultants work with you to design and implement the needs assessments for your program, to determine the cost-benefit ratio of your program, and to use your program’s logic model to design surveys and to guide data analysis. We can assess your program using goals-based, process-based, and outcomes-based evaluations. Some academic program evaluations may be intimidating, but we explain everything to you so that you understand each part of the process. Contact Elite Research today, and find out how we can help you with your program evaluation!

Structural Equation Modeling

Whether you need assistance in factor analysis, path analysis, or regression analysis, the statistical consultants at Elite Research are experienced and skilled in whatever Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) troubles you may confront. Even though SEM is a broad topic that may be difficult for non-statisticians to understand, our statisticians present statistical information and analyses to you in such a way that you can clearly understand the processes that were used. Please call Elite Research if you find yourself in trouble with SEM.


Our consultants work with a global faculty of researchers for whole universities, colleges, and departments in preparing analysis plans and writing detailed specifications for analysis files, consistency checks, tables, and figures. We assist faculty with writing research proposals, completing manuscript preparation, and preparing articles for academic journal publication based on the results of their research. Additionally, we offer statistical training and editing and other workshops to bring your department up to speed on SPSS, Excel, research design, writing, and more.

Additionally, we aid individual faculty researchers with their research design and analysis and their manuscript development for grant research and publications. Content areas we have worked with include biology, chemistry, education, food science, kinesiology, nursing, nutrition, occupational therapy, physical therapy, psychiatry, psychology, and more.

Universities and departments that we have supported include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Columbia University
  • Medical College of Wisconsin – Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine
  • Texas Woman’s University
  • Texas Christian University – College of Nursing and Health Sciences
  • Texas Wesleyan University
  • TUI (formerly Touro University International)
  • University of North Texas – Department of Educational Psychology
  • Walden University
  • York University


We offer training in research design, proposal development, data analysis, results presentation, editing, and defense preparation. Our consultants can guide you in handling the politics of graduate school, maintaining positive relationships with committee members, setting realistic schedules, and meeting deadlines.

We have supported dissertation clients from schools around the world, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Adelphi University
  • Regent University
  • Arizona State University
  • Robert Kennedy College
  • Auburn University
  • Rocky Mountain University
  • Ball State University
  • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • Capella University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Chatham University
  • Swiss Management Center University (SMC)
  • City University of New York
  • Texas A & M University
  • Claremont Graduate University
  • Texas Christian University
  • Colorado State University
  • Texas Woman’s University
  • Colorado Technical University
  • TUI University (formerly Touro University International)
  • George Washington University
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Golden Gate University
  • University of Georgia
  • Howard University
  • University of London
  • Iowa State University
  • University of Maryland
  • Jackson State University
  • University of North Texas
  • Leeds University
  • University of Northern Colorado
  • Liberty University
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Loyola University
  • University of Phoenix
  • North Central University
  • University of Western Ontario
  • Ohio State University
  • University of Texas
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Walden University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Webster University

Feel free to contact Elite to learn more about how we can help you with your research and statistical needs.


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Rene Paulson and her team at Elite Research provided me with the statistical support I needed to do my research project and complete my dissertation. She was prompt, accurate, and reliable. The insights she provided while analyzing my data were most helpful and intuitive. Her attitude and approach to working with clients is refreshingly upbeat and supportive. Working with her is a pleasure. I highly recommend Rene to anyone who needs help organizing and analyzing data for any project, be it research for publication, a masters degree, PhD, or grant proposal. They are the best!

Luba Maria Levy, MA, MBA, PhD