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Research Office Services


The Research Office at NOSM provides assistance to all faculty, staff, students, and residents involved in research endeavors, and equips all researchers with the tools and guidance needed for success. We understand that research is a time consuming, complicated, yet a rewarding undertaking, As NOSM continues to grow, the Research Office is committed to assisting faculty and learners who are interested in research. Whether it is working to secure grant funding through assistance with the grant application process, developing realistic and accurate budgets, providing support with informed consent and conflict of interest, or navigating researchers through the Research Ethics Board (REB) and newest Tri Council Policy Statement Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2 2014), the office is committed to ensuring that all researchers have access to the guidance they need to be successful.

Most research programs require the hiring of additional personnel, and we are here to help. The Research Office can assist with this process by informing and providing researchers with the various NOSM, Lakehead University or Laurentian University forms, as well as assisting with room bookings, interview questions, and policies and procedures for hiring at NOSM and at our host institutions.

Finally, the Health Sciences Library offers an array of supports and services to researchers, including assistance with literature searches, preparing systematic reviews or meta-analyses, citation management, and individualized one-on-one research consultations. To learn more about research assistance through the Health Science Library send an email to askthelibrary@nosm.ca. You can also visit the Health Sciences Library website for further information.

Please contact us with any questions, and we would be most happy to serve you.

Hillary Sparkes
Research Coordinator
NOSM at Lakehead University
Email: research@nosm.ca
Tel: +1 (807) 766-7301

Lyne Morvan
Research Coordinator
NOSM at Laurentian University
Email: research@nosm.ca
Tel: +1 (705) 662-7218