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"Kristie's work was great and easy to communicate with. I would certainly work with this lady again!"

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$50

"Elliott done a great job and completed it faster then i expected, would highly recommend him."

Market Research in the Rice Importing Business

$80

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Why book a research assistant through Airtasker?

Getting your important research requirements done can be challenging, especially if you’re doing it all independently. But with Airtasker, you can easily find part-time research assistants who can help you out.

Our platform enables you to post a request, find dozens of available experts, and book the best one in a matter of minutes! Unlike other platforms, which may require you to post multiple ads just to find a couple of interested applicants, a single post on Airtasker can help you reach dozens of available Taskers. Plus, you can specify if you need someone to work in your office or if you prefer a virtual research assistant.

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Top Research Assistant related questions

A good research assistant needs to be a good communicator, as shown by how they discuss assigned readings, ask questions, share their ideas, and conduct interviews. They should have good attention to detail, critical thinking skills, as well as technical skills. Ideally, the Tasker should also be able to do any planning and budgeting tasks well. Lastly, they should be proficient at synthesising, analysing, and safeguarding the collected data. 

The answer depends on the institute or academic who hired you. Still, a typical research assistant must have completed a relevant degree from an accredited institution (preferably a college or university). Some employers may also require experience, while others are happy to provide you with on-the-job training. Are you preparing for a research assistant interview? Power up with a coffee break! You can find nearby coffee delivery services through our platform.

In some cases, yes. Some institutions may allow their research assistants to work virtually. If you work in business and marketing and need to research your target market or competitors, an online research assistant can take on the bulk of your data-related workload. The academic field can also benefit from hiring virtual research assistants since they can collect data and conduct a review of related literature using online sources. 

You can find research assistants near you through our platform. To start, tap the “Post a task” button and fill out the task form with your location, field of research, and any other details you think the potential Tasker should know. Then, tap “Get quotes” and wait for the offers to flood your screen. After that, it’s just a matter of comparing offers and reading customer reviews until you find the research assistant who fits your needs. 

First, hire a research assistant who is competent at data collection, organisation, synthesis, and technical writing. Next, you’ll want to establish a mentor-like relationship with your research assistant. There’s a high chance that the Tasker you hired is working towards their degree in your field, so take the time to help develop their potential as you work towards your shared goal (your research project). Lastly, use project management tools to manage workflows and tasks with the Tasker. 

Usually, yes, since academic research is a form of technical writing. This means that the Tasker you hire to help you with your research will typically already be skilled in technical writing. But if you want to hire a dedicated technical writer for your research project (or other projects), you can find highly-rated technical writers through our platform.

A good research assistant needs to be a good communicator, as shown by how they discuss assigned readings, ask questions, share their ideas, and conduct interviews. They should have good attention to detail, critical thinking skills, as well as technical skills. Ideally, the Tasker should also be able to do any planning and budgeting tasks well. Lastly, they should be proficient at synthesising, analysing, and safeguarding the collected data. 

In some cases, yes. Some institutions may allow their research assistants to work virtually. If you work in business and marketing and need to research your target market or competitors, an online research assistant can take on the bulk of your data-related workload. The academic field can also benefit from hiring virtual research assistants since they can collect data and conduct a review of related literature using online sources. 

First, hire a research assistant who is competent at data collection, organisation, synthesis, and technical writing. Next, you’ll want to establish a mentor-like relationship with your research assistant. There’s a high chance that the Tasker you hired is working towards their degree in your field, so take the time to help develop their potential as you work towards your shared goal (your research project). Lastly, use project management tools to manage workflows and tasks with the Tasker. 

The answer depends on the institute or academic who hired you. Still, a typical research assistant must have completed a relevant degree from an accredited institution (preferably a college or university). Some employers may also require experience, while others are happy to provide you with on-the-job training. Are you preparing for a research assistant interview? Power up with a coffee break! You can find nearby coffee delivery services through our platform.

You can find research assistants near you through our platform. To start, tap the “Post a task” button and fill out the task form with your location, field of research, and any other details you think the potential Tasker should know. Then, tap “Get quotes” and wait for the offers to flood your screen. After that, it’s just a matter of comparing offers and reading customer reviews until you find the research assistant who fits your needs. 

Usually, yes, since academic research is a form of technical writing. This means that the Tasker you hire to help you with your research will typically already be skilled in technical writing. But if you want to hire a dedicated technical writer for your research project (or other projects), you can find highly-rated technical writers through our platform.

What do a research assistant’s services include?

If your department or laboratory needs extra manpower, stat, Airtasker can help you find competent research assistants in minutes. These Taskers can handle everything from conducting experiments to organising your data and even helping you manage your laboratory equipment. 

You can even ask your research assistant to attend relevant meetings and monitor your project budget. Here’s what you can typically expect when you hire a research assistant through our platform.

Conducting research and collecting data

A Tasker can conduct research and collect data for you based on your research method. This can include conducting interviews, going out into the field, or performing experiments in the lab. Simply give them the methodologies or interview guides they need to follow, brief them on your research protocols, and wait for them to come back with the necessary information. 

In some cases, the research assistant can transcribe interview recordings or videos for you. But if you have more essential assignments for your Tasker, you can hire a transcriptionist to do this for you instead. 

Analysing and presenting data

Complex research projects can involve several charts and graphs and a seemingly endless amount of data. A Tasker can help you analyse this data and present them in organised, easy-to-understand charts, graphs, or slides. This leaves you with more time for the “macro” parts of your research, like synthesising the findings. 

Your Tasker’s skill at data analysis may vary, depending on their credentials. Some researchers find that these tasks are best left to graduate or PhD-level research assistants, while other tasks (like editing and project management) are better handled by undergraduate RA’s.

Reviewing related literature

Reviewing related literature can be incredibly time-consuming, but a research assistant can help you tackle all those books, journals, and online sources. They can summarise each material, brief you on its relevance to your study, and help you identify the gaps in the research that your study might be able to fill.  

Fact-checking, editing, and proofreading research

As your project nears its final stages, you can ask your research assistant to do multiple rounds of fact-checking, editing, and proofreading (with your guidance). This can apply to the actual paper you will submit, audio-visual presentations or slideshows for your thesis defence, and more.

Project management

A research assistant’s tasks aren’t limited to technical, lab or field-related duties. If your project involves many meetings, focus group discussions, laboratory equipment, and a tight budget, you can ask the Tasker to assist. Research assistants can usually manage and respond to relevant emails and maintain lab equipment. Additionally, they can do regular inventory checks and coordinate meeting schedules (or attend them on your behalf). Finally, they can also be assigned to do progress reports and budget reports to help you stay on track.

Once your current research project is done, why not celebrate with the rest of your staff? You can get a cake delivered in under an hour by booking a Tasker near you.

Recent Research Assistant tasks

Help with fundraiser - multiple sclerosis research

$100

Melbourne VIC, Australia

21st May 2022

I am 50, have MS and am climbing an extreme peak, Ama Dablam (6812m) in the Himalayas in October/November to fundraise for MS- please visit my website to learn more www.helpcurems.com I am looking for fundraising help! This may include helping coordinate a raffle, helping me find sponsors, spreading the word on social media etc etc. I have set my overall target at $100,000- and while my MS has not impacted me physically it has made some cognitive tasks more challenging, and so this climb doesn’t feel anywhere near as challenging as coordinating this fundraising! This is not a paid role, but I am happy to shout a few coffees!

Research Assistant

$20

Kingsford NSW, Australia

22nd Mar 2022

Hi, We are looking for a research assistant who has experience in quantitative data. Bachelor or Masters by Research or PhD student (ideally having first author publication in last 2 years) Available 3 hours a day,atleast 3 days a week for next 2-3 months. Total expected hours of work = 60 (can increase/decrease) Salary: $20/hour Location: Eastern Suburbs, Sydney Face to face consultation

Research and Presentation about Religious Festivals 2022-3

$50

Colonel Light Gardens SA 5041, Australia

8th Feb 2022

I'm looking for someone to give a comprehensive presentation on what religious festivals would be appropriate from the top ten Religions in SA. This includes Christmas Carols. A budget of events and venues (all within the Mitcham council area) combined with any fresh takes. Someone with experience going to and/or planning festivals would be ideal. - Due date: Before Monday, 28th Feb 2022

Research Assistance

$100

Melbourne VIC, Australia

12th Dec 2021

I have 6 business annual reports at the State Library that need to be scanned for research. The records are readily available and on hold for me (on an open shelf). Just need someone to come in; scan each and email to me

Accounting research

$5

Altona North VIC, Australia

21st Nov 2021

The $5 is for the coffee 👍 I am looking for an accountant to do my BAS, I will be opening in February, my business will expect about 20-30k weekly on turnover. I will have 30-40 invoices per month, I can carry out my bookkeeping, but I am happy to know how much you will charge for it. Please provide an offer for the following Every month Accounting services - Small Company/Trust Annual Accounting Services Taxation services - BAS 1/4 Taxation services - Tax Planning & Advice Taxation services - Individual Tax Return (ITR) (Individuals, Sole Trader, Director or Partner) Bookkeeping services - Bookkeeping (up to 200 transactions) Xero Subscription - Cash Book GST

Shopping / Market Research

$35

Perth WA, Australia

30th Jul 2021

1. Please collect data on functional Shot products and functional Gummies products (see 'Example Products' sheet in spreadsheet provided for explanation of product type) in convenience and pharmacy stores. Feel free to choose stores that are in close proximity to where you are based. (Note: Please do not include any products for children/kids) 2. Add product data to the table below, make sure to record all the data outlined in the table, including store address. 3. Additionally, please photograph the product in store on your smartphone and either i) import the photo in the 'Photographs' spreadsheet or ii) attach the photos in an email when you send back the spreadsheet.

Research, photograph + list items to sell

$350

Mentone VIC, Australia

26th May 2021

We have closed down a small office, and as a result we have quite a lot of items to be sold. These include: - Large tropical plants - Beauty equipment - Beauty items (product & supplements) - furniture I need to sell everything, so I will need the following: 1. List made of every item that we have here (I can help with this) 2. All items photographed, and where stock photos are available we should research and provide stock photos 3. Each item listed online for sale. Can use eBay / gumtree / marketplace, whichever you prefer 4. Coordinate with any buyers on the day and provide payment details You will need to come to my house to do this, I’m estimating it to be 1-2 days work

Sort my research papers

$250

Earlwood NSW, Australia

9th May 2022

Help to tidy cluttered workspace and sort research papers - Due date: Flexible

Diabetes Research - Nepalese Community

$150

New South Wales, Australia

9th Mar 2022

Good day! We are currently running a research seeking to better understand how they can support these communities to manage or prevent diabetes. Furthermore, we would like to identify ways to provide accessible and effective diabetes education to the communities. Who we need: Nepali (6 – 8 participants for each language group) Has Type 1, Type 2 Diabetes or Gestational Diabetes Adults ( a variety of ages and life stages) Mixed gender Greater Sydney Region Variety of English Proficiency Inclusion of people who may not engage with digital/online education Inclusion of people who are not actively engaging with health education How it will work The Focus groups will run for 90 minutes at a venue to be confirmed. Interpreters will be assigned for two hours to assist with communications pre and post discussion. This is a face to face meeting. It will be scheduled for after work to accommodate members. We are seeking to deliver the focus groups in April 2022. Incentive: $150 Coles voucher - Due date: Needs to be done on Saturday, 12 March 2022

Sales Admin & Research, CRM database entries, presentations, LinkedIn

$200

Drummoyne NSW 2047, Australia

30th Jan 2022

I run my own business and am bogged down with too many admin tasks. I'd like someone nearby who can pick up work (e.g. business cards to enter into a database) but who can absolutely work from home. **Hourly rate negotiable** I have a variety of Sales Admin Tasks that i need help with. Some tasks include (but not in any order) LinkedIn research of prospects, CRM database entries of prospects, updating sales template presentations and proposals (adding client details mostly), help with diary scheduling, posting pre-written posts on LinkedIn. A plus if you already know or are happy to learn: Insightly CRM (or i may change to Hubspot sales and marketing (not sure yet). Need to be skilled in: Microsoft word, office, powerpoint. I'm very open to someone who can get me more organised as there is too much demand on my time and i need to be more efficient. I'm open minded and like to continuously improve. Looking forward to hearing from optimistic, happy, easy-going, efficient people, who work smart and quickly, and have high standards of excellence, and a sterling character. :) - Due date: Flexible

House Clean - 4Beds/2.5Baths - Research

$170

Research VIC, Australia

29th Nov 2021

Hi Everyone, I need help cleaning a 4Beds/2.5Baths House in Research on 01/12/21, at 2 PM. Task includes: - Clean and tidy all areas - Dust and wipe all surfaces - Mop and vacuum all floors - Thoroughly clean on bathrooms - Wipe some marks off the walls You need to: - be fully vaccinated - bring your own eco-friendly cleaning product and equipment - Due date: Needs to be done on Wednesday, 1st Dec 2021

Tutor for Qualitative Research Post Graduate

$100

Newstead QLD 4006, Australia

14th Oct 2021

I am a post-graduate student studying a qualitative research paper. Looking for a really good tutor to help me write & pass a research proposal. Imperative that I get a good mark and really struggling as qualitative research is not my strength. New Zealand based project but studying online. ASAP as the due date is 27th October price negotiable 50p/hour? - Due date: Flexible

Library Research

$150

Canberra ACT, Australia

23rd Jul 2021

Seeking someone In Canberra skilled at searching microfilm files at the National Library of Australia to go through The Australian newspaper for a certain year or years — to be advised — in order to find an advertisement and a related Letter to the Editor (both also tba). Date is flexible (Airtasker lodgement form required me to specify a date.)

I need a research assistant

$100

Gold Coast QLD, Australia

13th Jun 2022

Help running a psychology Experiment - Due date: Flexible

Research, Data Entry and List Building

$20

Broadbeach Waters QLD 4218, Australia

9th May 2022

We are looking for someone to assist with regular ongoing admin, data entry and research tasks. Gold Coast based contractors preferred with flexible, ongoing work available for the right person. - Due date: Flexible

Product researcher

$150

Sydney NSW, Australia

7th Mar 2022

Hi there I have a really large customer email base but need to add products to my website. Looking for a product researcher to find new items to sell.

Upload photos of items 4 sale, with research for one or the items.

$200

Zetland NSW 2017, Australia

21st Jan 2022

Selling about 30 items that I need help with advertisinf for. A couple more luxury items will need some research done for. I need someone tech savvy and knowledgeable selling online - Due date: Flexible

Help with research for appeal at Administrative appeals Tribunal NDIS

$300

Southport QLD, Australia

23rd Nov 2021

I am a Quadriplegic appealing a decision made by the NDIS regarding my housing funding to the Qld Administrative Appeals Tribunal, I need assistance with writing a lived experience statement, and assistance with researching similar cases in the AAT with the NDIS regarding SDA specialise disability housing to assist with answering the Questions needed to overturn this decision. in preparation in case I need a lawyer, this would suit a law student, legal secretary , retired law professional - Due date: Flexible

Writer, Researcher, History

$500

Perth WA, Australia

14th Aug 2021

Hi I would like to document the history of a particular project that is very significant for my family. The successful person will need to be able to think succinctly, be very methodical and organised, research, compile documents, electronic and digital, photos and film. This is all to come together factually describing the history and formation of a particular project. This will involve interviewing people, filming, editing, recording and writing.The budget and cost of the project will be discussed with the chosen candidate.

Researcher for E-commerce Business

$250

Melbourne VIC, Australia

24th Jun 2021

Looking for someone to do a tonne of research for a new spiritual e-commerce business - crystals, Insence, candles, hippy stuff Previous experience would be helpful but not essential Packaging, shipping costs, influencer research, item costs, wholesale pricing Working with a shopify website experience would be great too Someone based in Melbourne would be great to do delivers too

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