Services are Available Through Research and Performance Support

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Services are Available Through Research and Performance Support


Included are anticipated timelines when requesting services

Our staff can assist you with all of the steps in a project cycle. There is no fee to access support from the research department. However, research that has received any type of external funding may be subject to a cost-recovery assessment. Requests will vary in complexity, but the following guidelines should be taken into consideration when requesting support services. A researcher, however, will be able to provide you with a better estimate when he/she is provided with greater detail about the study.

A. Research Administration
Assistance preparing Research Ethics Board application
Recruiting/training research assistants
Identifying potential funding sources for research
Facilitation of contract negotiation/Data sharing agreements
Development of study budget for grant proposal
Research account set up/administration

Minimum Time Required
2-3 weeks
1-2 months
1-2 weeks
1-3 months
1-2 weeks
1 week

B. Surveys
Survey design (Basic QI/QA type projects) 
Survey design (more complex research projects)
Hosting survey on REDCap

Minimum Time Required
2 weeks
2-4 weeks
1-2 weeks

C. Clinical Research
Sample size calculation or power analysis
Identifying/developing suitable data collection tools
Protocol development for a clinical study/clinical trial

Minimum Time Required
1-2 weeks
1-2 months
2-6 months

D. Data Services
Database development (Excel, SPSS, REDCap) 
Simple data analysis & interpretation (descriptive/basic stats)
Complex data linkage, analysis & interpretation

Minimum Time Required
2-3 weeks
2-4 weeks
2-3 months

E. Writing & Editing Services
Manuscript review/editing
Grant proposal review/editing
Assistance writing a grant proposal

Minimum Time Required
2 weeks
2 weeks
2-3 months

To receive assistance from the Research and Performance Support Department contact the staff researcher assigned to support your area.


If you do not see your area listed below or if you have any general inquiries, please contact the Director of Research & Performance Support, Dr. Elan Paluck at (Tel: 306-766-5209)

Area of ResponsibilityContactEmail Address
AnesthesiologyDr. Muhammad
CardiologyDr. Muhammad
Choosing Wisely/Antimicrobial StewardshipDr. Jason Vanstone
Clinical Appropriateness/Clinical Quality Improvement ProgramMichelle
DermatologyDr. Mamata
Diagnostic ImagingAdam
Emergency MedicineDr. Erwin
Family MedicineDr. Michelle
General SurgeryDr. Erwin Karreman
Infectious DiseasesDr. Mamata
Internal MedicineDr. Muhammad Siddiqui
& Adam Clay

NeonatologyDr. Mamata
Obstetrics/GynecologyDr. Erwin
Palliative CareDr. Michelle
Pediatrics/NeonatologyDr. Mamata
Physical RehabilitationDr. Muhammad
Population/Public HealthAli
PsychiatryDr. Erwin

Submitted by: Elan Paluck, Research & Performance Support