Research Initiative

Pre-award services

Pre-award services through the BMIC and BIOSTAT cores include:

  • Proposal development consultation. The CFRI BIOSTAT core can conduct a power analysis to determine appropriate sample size and can  provide methodology and statistical consulting.
  • Grant writing assistance. We can assist in writing the methodology and the hypothesis-testing section of the proposal.
  • Development of plans for data-management needs
  • Consultation about databases and programming
  • Study time line creation
  • Establishment of a quality assurance plan

Post-award services

Post-award services through the BMIC and BIOSTAT cores include:

  • Quality assurance plan design and implementation
  • Database creation and management
  • Establishment of research integrity
  • Data entry and verification
  • Data tracking
  • Cleaning of data
  • Provision of statistical support services (descriptive and inferential statistics)
  • Establishment of a data repository
  • Databases archiving