Biostatistical and Research Methodology Support Services

The DFCM Research Program offers a wide range biostatistical and research methodology support services for faculty including assistance writing grant applications, designing studies, data management, data analysis, and dissemination of findings (see the form below for more information).

The following applies to the DFCM research support services:

  • There is no cost for research support services related to core DFCM program activities.
  • There is no cost associated with a consultation during the grant writing stage.
  • Time permitting, DFCM faculty may schedule up to 4 hours of consultation per year at no cost. It is strongly encouraged that this consultation takes place early in the research planning writing stage.
  • For those applying for a research grant, a line item should be included in the budget to cover the costs of these and future support services at the rate of $100/hr for a senior biostatistician or methodologist; $50/hr for a biostatistician (under the direction of a senior biostatistician); and $50/hr for data management services.
  • For existing projects, methodological/biostatistical services are available on a cost recovery basis at the rate of $100/hr for a senior biostatistician or methodologist; $50/hr for a biostatistician (under the direction of a senior biostatistician); and $50/hr for data management services.*

* Commitments to projects currently (i.e., February 2016) receiving biostatistical support will be honoured. All new projects must follow the procedures above.

To access DFCM Research Program support services, please complete the intake form below. It is a means to collect information on research needs so that we can allocate our resources to better serve the DFCM research community. Please plan well in advance so that we have sufficient time to respond to your requests.

If you have any questions/concerns about this process, please contact the DFCM Research Administrator.

Please complete the following form:

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