Here to take a survey? Current Surveys
The HELPS Lab offers access to current web-based surveys through its website. Some of the surveys are open more generally to the public, while others require an access code for entry. Some surveys offer incentives for completion. Click here to view available surveys.
Special Update (May 2020)
Western States Coronavirus Survey
Researchers from Montana State University-Bozeman and the University of Denver conducted an online survey about the coronavirus with residents in the four western states of Colorado, Montana, North Dakota, and Utah between April 10-27, 2020. Results are being released in two waves. The first release (May 5, 2020, 9:00am) concerns results related to public health and economic impacts. The second release (May 5, 2020, 4:00pm) covers results related to political and policy dimensions of the coronavirus pandemic. Each of the links below contains reports and analyses across the four states, along with state-specific results.
From Consultation to Data Delivery
The Human Ecology Learning and Problem Solving (HELPS) Lab is a fee-for-service facility at Montana State University-Bozeman that enables the collection of high-quality data for researchers using a variety of social and behavioral methods. The HELPS Lab specializes in data collection involving human subjects. We offer a free initial consultation and a free estimate of costs for proposed work.
The HELPS Lab has successfully served clients in a range of fields, including agricultural extension, business, ecology, health and human development, political science, and sociology.
Clients are able to employ a complete and cutting edge set of research tools and working with the HELPS Lab can improve your understanding of best practices in data collection. The HELPS Lab offers services to meet the needs of new and experienced researchers.
We can help you overcome common research challenges and provide you with high-quality and reliable data products.
Are you interested in knowing how our data collection and data management services can meet your needs and improve your current data collection project? Contact us for a free consultation or learn more about our services.
Support for the HELPS Lab has come from Montana INBRE, the MSU Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, and MSU's college of Letters and Science.