BOSR staff take great pride in each of the numerous projects we complete each year. At BOSR, we have 17 full-time project staff and numerous supporting staff who work together to take a project to completion.

Below are BOSR's largest recurring projects and areas of data collection. Visit their dedicated pages below for more information.

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“Working with BOSR on MOTAC Community Survey was a great experience!  It was seamless from start to finish.  The staff is professional and the delivered the final product on time!  I recommend the services of BOSR!”

Erin Smith, Manager of Health Promotions at the American Lung Association in Nebraska

Recurring Survey Projects


The Nebraska Annual Social Indicators Survey (or NASIS) is an omnibus survey assessing the well-being of adults across the state. This project has been in operation since 1977, and is presently conducted with a mixed-mode methodology. 

Learn More About the NASIS


The Student Health and Risk Prevention (SHARP) Surveillance System is a group of three student-focused surveys conducted in schools across the state. The program is coordinated by the Nebraska Department of Education and Department of Health and Human Services, with BOSR facilitating administration within schools.

Learn More About SHARP


The Nebraska Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is an assessment of major health risk factors in Nebraskan residents. This is a phone-based survey that has been administered annually since 1986. Variations of this survey are conducted across all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and three U.S. territories. 

Learn More About the BRFSS


The Nebraska Adult Tobacco Survey/Social Climate Survey (ATS) is an ongoing surveillance tool for the Tobacco Free Nebraska Program. The phone-based survey collects data on tobacco-related behaviors in Nebraskan residents, and the general knowledge of tobacco impacts on health and campaigns to reduce use.

Learn More About the ATS

Labor Availability Study

The Labor Availability Study is commissioned by the Department of Labor. It is an annual assessment of laborsheds across the state and has been active since 2013. 

Learn More about the Survey

Other Data Collections

NebrASKa Voices

NebrASKa Voices is a panel of Nebraska residents recruited from NASIS. This panel identifies a random sample of Nebraskans that expressed interest in participating in future research projects. BOSR invites interested researchers to make use of these individuals for surveys, interviews, focus groups, and more!

Learn More about NebrASKa Voices

Program Evaluation

BOSR offers program evaluation services to determine program impacts. In this respect, BOSR can serve as an outside evaluator for grant-funded research.

See the Featured Partnerships

Field Work

BOSR helps to conduct multiple field-based projects every year, either through observation of behavior or conducting in-person surveys.

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Qualitative Data Collection

BOSR helps researchers conduct qualitative research, both through recruitment strategies and actively conducting interviews and focus groups. 

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Farmer Research

Several of BOSR's clients survey farmers. These projects are used to help better policymaking to protect and support the large agriculture population in the state.

See the Featured Partnerships