Research analysts in North Vancouver

We help organizations gain insight and answer questions through research and analysis.

Qualitas Research | Social Research Consultants

We are specialists in social research, with expertise in qualitative research, survey research, data analysis, and evaluation. Our work covers a broad range of areas, with a focus on health and well-being, health and social care, education and work, inequalities and inclusion. Established in 2012, we bring more than 20 years of research, evaluation and professional experience in health, social services and education sectors. We provide research and consulting services to organizations in Canada, and internationally. Our clients include government, public sector agencies, nonprofits, universities and research institutes.

Research consultants

We are a small team of passionate and talented researchers. We work with a global network of researchers, statisticians and analysts with backgrounds in academic and applied research.

We look forward to working with you!


Kim Morral

Kim is an experienced social researcher and credentialed evaluator (CE), with more than 20 years of professional experience in health, social services and education. Kim is the holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, and postgraduate qualifications in survey research methods and analysis, and mental health. Kim has experience of conducting research in non-profit, public and higher education sectors. She was previously a Senior Researcher in the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences at Leeds Beckett University, in the UK. Kim has a number of published reports and peer reviewed academic journal papers under her belt. She has also worked as an academic peer reviewer and received a few awards for her research. Before getting involved in research in 1997, Kim worked for several years in healthcare, social services and education, working with people with mental health needs and learning disabilities.


Caroline Paley

Caroline has been a researcher since 1999 after gaining a Bachelor’s Degree and a Master’s Degree in Sociology. She first worked at Brighton University (UK) in the Health and Social Policy Research Centre, where she was involved in a range of projects. From 2001, she worked for the Centre for Health Promotion Research at Leeds Metropolitan University. Her research projects include a Help the Aged project about older people and loneliness, evaluations of local Sure Start programmes, and a Department for Transport study about how parents teach their children about road safety. Caroline was the Research Officer for the Leeds Independent Living Project (2009–2012), which involved working alongside eight service user researchers from mental health and learning disability services. Caroline has worked with Qualitas Research since 2012. She has worked on a qualitative study for a health authority which involved interviewing patients and carers, and an evaluation of a volunteering scheme. During these research projects, she used different methods to find out peoples’ views and experiences, including interviews, focus groups, questionnaires, photography, drama and drawing.


Sam Fuglestad

Sam is a freelance researcher and administrator, offering support as a research assistant to clients when needed. She has a degree in Psychology and an Advanced Certificate in Market and Social Research Practice (Market Research Society). After working in the Post Office research team, she became a freelancer 10 years ago, and has extensive experience in qualitative analysis using frameworks, working with prominent social research clients. She also has a developing interest in mental health research. Sam is very organised and as well as charting (qualitative analysis) she offers services such as transcription, telephone interviewing, topic guide and report drafting, and project co-ordination. Sam provides research support services to Qualitas Research including qualitative analysis and audio transcription of research interviews.

Membership and Affiliation

American Evaluation Association
Canadian Evaluation Society
Social Research Association