Request formThis document is required for all applications to the Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit. It collects information on your proposed project allowing us to ensure that research supported by the unit is quality, has a focus on patient-oriented research, and has the potential to impact. Please ensure that a copy of the Request Form is downloaded and saved to your computer prior to completing the form. You will be given the opportunity to submit the Request Form at the end of the request submission process, located under "Requests" in the menu above.


Ethics approval or exemption: Ethics approval is required for all studies, which involve research with humans. If your ethics application has been reviewed and confirmed by the appropriate ethics board as exempt, please submit this. If you are in the early stages of defining your project and are seeking support for project refinement and feasibility then submission of this documentation is optional.


Award letter: The Alberta SPOR SUPPORT Unit preferentially supports projects that have sufficient resources to successfully conduct the study.  Some evidence of resources (funding, staffing etc.) is required when project services are requested. Please include a copy of the award letter or letter of support from your institution / department if they are providing resource. For project refinement and feasibility requests, this document may be submitted if available.


Early career researchers / researchers new to Alberta: If you meet the early career or new researcher criteria, as laid out in the request application, please upload a completed CV template or your own CV with all required fields.