The lead consultant at ASDF Research has QPMR accreditation, is a full member of the AMSRS and has over 20 years experience in the social and market research industry. Her work history can be found on Linkedin and a PDF summary can be found here: Christy Arnott CV (pdf 120KB).
We also have a blog discussing research issues which you can find here.
Some of our clients:
Recent ASDF projects have been outlined below:
In collaboration with CDM Research we developed a survey tool to help understand how cycling infrastructure changes might encourage people to cycle to work.
Assisted a local Council with developing a community engagement framework and implementing a representative community survey (mail-out), general community survey (online and paper), data combining, analysis and reporting, and first draft of the DAMP.
Set up a dynamic excel form for collecting administrative data from seven Councils. Collected data was combined and analysed, with the production of a clear and consise analysis report to assist with service planning.
Development of a comprehensive Excel document to summarise data from a range of sources across 19 topic areas relevant to Council planning.
Assisted a local council with the design, analysis and evaluation of community engagement to inform their Council Plan.
Using publicly available data we produced 7 inforgraphics tailored to the clients style guide, plus a supporting reference document.
Assisted a local council with the analysis of data from their facilities booking database to help identify the likely financial impact on clients of a change in booking structure and fees
Provided 2 x 1 hour training sessions for a staff member on use of the online survey software package Limesurvey.
Assisted a local council with analysis of their childcare parent satisfaction survey.
Comprehensive data sourcing and presentation project. Outputs include a designed report, infographics and a data dashboard.
ASDF Research managed a project to measure usage of public toilet facilities for a local council, to inform their Public Toilet Plan.
Design work to produce a visual health tracker for the Municipal Health Profile, and development of a written summary section for the document.
Produced 4 Infographics based on research data.
Undertook a thematic analysis of 2 questions in a pre-existing survey.
Each question had over 800 comments ranging from 1-5 […]
This project occurred whilst Christy was directly employed by Moonee Valley City Council, not as an ASDF contract. It has been included as a illustration of the type of work ASDF Research can do. Christy designed and implemented a database to keep track of research and consultation projects occurring in the organisation.
A project for the Australian Horse Industry Council which achieved over 3,000 completed surveys. ASDF designed the survey, hosted an online version, produced an analysis report and infographic and presented the findings.
ASDF Research was commissioned by a transport planner to program an online survey with an embedded video, and provide 3 iPads for interviewers to conduct the survey.
Programming of an online survey for use on ipads.
Designed and programmed an online survey with mapping functionality built-in. Distributed the survey through various channels and presented some of the findings using a Google map.
Detailed thematic analysis of pre-existing research data, and reporting of the findings.
Developed a youth profile for Banyule municipality, a youth needs assessment, and an overview of the Youth Services sector.
Design and analysis of a community attitudes towards the environment survey.
Assisting a not for profit with the set-up of Nationbuilder, and training staff on privacy protocols and how to use the system.
Data management training package for employees.
Refining of survey questions and graphic design of paper survey.
Analysis of polling booth data and demographic modelling to help target messages.
Using HACC data for future planning.
Training volunteers to undertake intercept interviews