Welcome to the Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit
How can we help you?
If you are an Alberta or Northwest Territories based researcher who has a project with a patient-oriented focus, the Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit (AbSPORU) can help you connect with a network of services,
What types of services can I apply for?
There are two types of requests that you can apply for:
Project Services: AbSPORU platforms provide a variety of services to help accelerate your research, from initial concept through to analysis of a study. A detailed description of each platform and the services they offer can be found at absporu.ca.
Letter of Support: AbSPORU platforms can provide you with a letter of support (e.g. for submission to
How do I apply?
Complete the following forms, as applicable:
- Project Services: complete the request form, which provides us with information about your research project and the services you are requesting. If applicable, include a copy of any award letter(s) and research ethics approval(s) for the research project.
- Letter of Support: complete the online form, which provides details about the grant you are applying for, who the letter should be addressed to, and a brief description of the type of support you are requesting,
and ifyour grant application is approved. To give us a better idea of your research project, we also require the request form to be completed.
Upload the forms to the online system:
- If this is your first time applying for services, you will need to sign up for a new account.
- If you have already created an account, simply sign in to submit a request.
Contact us by completing our online form and we will get back to you shortly.
You may also contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.