Research & Evaluation

We tailor our research and evaluation to your specific needs and love to assist you from start to finish.

The Research Process

We walk you through the following steps to complete your research:

  • Formulating the research question
  • Research design
  • Data collection
  • Data analyses
  • Conclusions and recommendations
  • Research translation

We can also assist with ethics applications and trial registrations.

 

 

We work with you to design your evaluation process to ensure your needs are met. You can think of using tools such as:

  • Program Logic Models
  • Implementation Science methods
  • Economic evaluations.

Population groups

We have conducted research and evaluation programs with a wide variety of populations, for example: 

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Health workforce: Local Health District staff, GPs, Emergency Clinicians, orthopaedic surgeons, doctors in training, nurses, aged care workers and dementia-care trainees.

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Employees, rural business owners, blueberry farmers, childcare centres, education providers

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Older people, rural people, consumers, migrants, people who use drugs, people in natural disaster areas, patients and young people.

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Nursing, allied health and medical students

Areas of expertise

  • Rural education and workforce
  • Digital technology
  • Ageing Workforce
  • Sustainable employability
  • Human Resources Management
  • Work, Health and Safety
  • Health provider behaviour change
  • (Health) behaviour change
  • Health promotion
  • Quality use of medicines
  • Healthy ageing
  • Quality of life
  • Socio-economic, behavioural, environmental, health, employment and retirement factors

Consultants

WorkWiser International has a core team of consultants and also has access to a team of highly qualified research consultants. Therefore, we can offer a wide range of services and can draw on:

 

 

  • work, ageing and health specialists
  • HR professionals
  • policy analysts and advisors
  • health professionals
  • innovation experts
  • gerontologists
  • occupational health researchers
  • occupational health physicians
  • public health researchers
  • medical researchers
  • industrial psychologists
 

 

  • psychiatrists
  • biostatisticians
  • coaches and counsellors
  • marketing specialists
  • business analysts
  • nurse researchers
  • environmental specialists
  • accountancy researchers
  • psychologists
  • epidemiologists

Key Stake Holders Consultation

We have extensive experience in consulting on international and national level with keys stakeholders, including:

  • Employers and employees
  • Industry, professional and consumer peak bodies
  • Service providers
  • State government
  • Local government
  • Consumers
  • Seniors
  • Migrants
  • Young people
  • Small Business
  • Culturally and Linguistically Diverse people
  • Communities

Study designs

We design studies tailored to your individual needs. We have experience in:

  • Meta-analyses
  • Systematic reviews/ scoping reviews
  • Literature reviews
  • Cluster Randomised Controlled Trials
  • Randomised Controlled Trials
  • Controlled Before and After Trials
  • Prospective Case-Control studies
  • Retrospective Case Control studies
  • Prospective Cohort Studies
  • Retrospective Cohort Studies
  • Cross-sectional surveys
  • Population surveys
  • Longitudinal studies
  • Record-linkage studies
  • Time Series Analyses
  • Case series
  • Case studies
  • Action Research

Data collection and stake holder consultation methods

Data collection methods will depend on the research question and your needs and may consist of:

 

  • Routinely collected datasets
  • Data mining
  • Health checks
  • Workplace risk assessments
  • Internet surveys
  • Social media
  • Social network analyses
  • Mail surveys
  • CATI
  • Telephone surveys
  • Face-to-face interviews

 

  • In-depth/ semi-structured/ structured interviews
  • Focus groups
  • Nominal group techniques
  • Delphi methods
  • Photo elucidation
  • Cognitive lab-techniques
  • Observation
  • Qualitative research
  • Data triangulation
  • Public forums
  • Seminars
  • Workshop facilitation

Data analysis

We also offer in-house data analysis, which adds massive value to you as our client, This includes:

  • Highly experienced data management and merging capabilities
  • Data analyses of record linkage data such as Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Data
  • Meta-analyses
  • Simple statistical analyses
  • Experienced qualitative researchers

And advanced statistical technique such as:

  • Multivariate logistic regression
  • Multinomial logistic regression analyses
  • Regression analyses
  • Cluster analyses
  • Structural equation modelling
  • Nested multivariate longitudinal data analyses
  • Generalized estimating equations (GEE)
  • Factor analyses

Ready to start your research or program evaluation?

Sit back and relax.

We love to do the evaluation and research for you.