Center on Research & Evaluation

Our Mission

CORE’s mission is to support and expand SMU’s commitment to teaching, research, and service in communities and the larger global society. CORE conducts high quality research and evaluation to drive positive and sustainable change for individuals, schools, and communities in a customized manner, as well as providing research support to the SMU faculty and staff. Through interdisciplinary partnerships, CORE empowers providers to increase their capacity to provide effective services.  

CORE’s major services include:

  • Instrument design
  • Data collection
  • Data processing and management
  • Data analytics
  • Consulting

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