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Research Services, Policies and Procedures

Research Operations is a core enabling service for researchers across Trillium Health Partners. Whether you need help getting started, tips to submit a Research Ethics Board application or grant-funding know-how, Research Operations can help navigate the steps of your research project.

The Research Operations team reviews all proposed and active research agreements and projects to ensure that research is ethical, proper steps are being followed and questions or concerns are addressed. This practice upholds the integrity of research at Trillium Health Partners, guaranteeing the responsible conduct of research by all staff and collaborators.

The essential support provided by Research Operations enables staff, physicians, learners and collaborators to lead and participate in health research initiatives to improve practice and the experience of health care for patients and families.

Anyone conducting any form of research at Trillium Health Partners must:

  1. Be in compliance with Trillium Health Partners’ policies and the external policies that Trillium Health Partners adheres to.
  2. Have a research contract.
    For help navigating a research agreement, contact a Research Operations Analyst.

  3. Have ethics approval from the hospital’s Research Ethics Board.