Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA)
Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA)'s mission is to serve as a resource that meets the need for state-of-the-art research support in a comprehensive, rigorous and interdisciplinary way. Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA)’s mission is realized by (1) increasing external funding to the level that aligns with the university’s emerging research university trajectory and (2) serving as the primary point of contact for faculty seeking expertise in the design, analysis and publication of research at the highest level.
Methodology is descriptive, critical, and advisory in nature. Methodological consultation from MMSA Research Scientists provides (a) a description of methods, (b) critical evaluation of them in relation to their rivals, and (c) instructive advice on choice and use of those methods pursuant to achieving research goals.