The next couple of posts are going to be focused around some unique tools for researchers. In a previous post I discussed data visualization. Most of this visualization is focused around making quantitative data more accessible and understandable. But, these techniques largely ignore qualitative data. A free application called a Wordle . . . → Read More: New Research Tools – Pt 1
I encounter many people who mention in one way or another when I tell them I am a researcher that “Statistics can tell you anything.” I find this cynical dismissal of research troubling. My response is that research – like people- will tell you anything only if you torture it enough. Unfortunately, . . . → Read More: Can Statistics Really Tell You Everything?
Visualization of data and findings are increasingly as important as the analysis techniques themselves. This can be a good thing when you consider that the goal of research is to do something with it, and data visualization techniques can foster understanding that facilitates doing. I have gone to Tufte trainings and found them . . . → Read More: The Quest for a Data Visualization Handbook
Welcome to my blog! My name is Joshua Morrill, and I am the founder/ owner of Morrill Solutions Research. I received a PhD from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2004 with a focus on how small groups make decisions, and research design. After considering a career doing strictly jury research, I broadened my . . . → Read More: Welcome!