Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Qualitative Study of Show Horse Well-being"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Summer 2013 - DURI
Research area(s):
Qualitative Research; Animal Well-being
Project Description:
This project is part of Ms. Voigt's Ph.D. research investigating issues in show horses that impact horse well-being. This portion of the project is focused on data gathered from interviewing horse show judges, show managers, and show stewards.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern would assist in transcription and analyisis of the data obtained through the interviews. The intern would also assist in development of the next component of the project, which is a quantitative survey for horse show participants.
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Desired Qualifications:
excellent command of English language and accurate keyboarding skills. Knowledge of word processing and ability to learn new programs quickly. Students with courses in social science research would be preferred, not required.
Estimated Weekly Hours:
Department awards independent research credits for this project?

Professor in Charge

Brady, Colleen
youth development and agricultural educ

Student Supervisor

Melissa Voigt
Ph.D. Graduate Assistant

Cooperating Faculty

Mark Russell
Animal Science