• Call for Proposals: Applied Analytics & Data Infrastructure Catalyst Program

    Need analysis or data support? A new funding opportunity is available to collaborate with the MAP Academy. University of Nebraska faculty, across all campuses and disciplines, are invited to submit proposals for the Applied Analytics and Data Infrastructure (AADI) Catalyst Program — an initiative to support the rigor of field-based human research.

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    AADI Catalyst Program
  • Buros Center for Testing, MAP Academy to co-host March 1 webinar on AI

    You are invited to a webinar panel disccusion on artificial intelligence Friday, March 1.

    The virtual presentation, “AI-Based Assessment: Promises, Progress and Pitfalls,” will be co-hosted by the Buros Center for Testing and the MAP Academy. It will feature five Ph.D. psychologists who will explore the advantages and disadvantages of using AI-based assessment.

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    Buros, MAP Academy webinar
  • Olmanson to lead first Spring 2024 Methodology Applications Series presentation

    The Spring 2024 Methodology Applications Series begins Friday, March 22.

    Justin Olmanson, associate professor of innovative learning technologies in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education, will lead a virtual presentation titled, "Intelligent Personal Learning Assistants in Higher/Teacher Education."

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    Justin Olmanson presentation

MAP Academy

The mission of the Nebraska Academy for Methodology, Analytics & Psychometrics is to promote the advancement of methodologies, applied analytics and data infrastructure to support and enhance rigorous research within the social, behavioral, health and educational sciences.

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What We Do

The MAP Academy conducts research, offers professional training and collaborates with University of Nebraska faculty during all stages of their research. Our expertise and experience advance research, methods and data infrastructure, leading to and supporting competitive, federally funded research. Most importantly, our work aims to make a positive impact on the lives of others.

Post Award Data Analysis


We conduct original research in five primary areas: applied psychometrics, mixed methods, prevention science, program evaluation, and statistics and modeling.

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Training & Presentations


Training opportunities include visiting scholars, in-house presentations, and methodology workshops. We also maintain a comprehensive video archive of past presentations.

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Pre Award Proposal Development

Research Support

Our team provides project services during proposal development and after you’re funded, including instrument development, data management, analysis and dissemination.

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