The ARL is a free research consulting center dedicated to providing expert assistance to the IUP research community. Our goal is to empower researchers to produce high-quality research in a timely manner. As an interdisciplinary lab, we provide consultations tailored to the research design and analysis needs of your project. We also aim to increase research skills by offering a variety of workshops, demonstrations, and tutorials designed to help researchers apply best methodological practices to their projects.


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  • Formulating research questions and hypotheses
  • Research method design
  • Sampling strategy determination and power analysis
  • Measurement instrumentation design and testing
  • Qualtrics support
  • Data collection
  • Database creation, maintenance, and organization
  • Quantitative and qualitative data analysis software support

We strongly suggest the client contact us at the earliest stage of their research.

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Information about Qualtrics from the Applied Research Lab.

Institutional Review Board

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects is the regulatory body of IUP that is responsible for the review of research that involves human participants.

ARL Workshops

Here are materials and handouts from upcoming and recent Applied Research Lab workshops.

About the Applied Research Lab

More about the Applied Research Lab, including who we are and when we’re in the lab to assist you.


Summer 2023 ARL Support

The Applied Research Lab is offering summer support for students during all three summer terms.