Format for submission

Proposals for new studies should include:

  • name of principal author
  • brief abstract of proposal
  • proposed starting date
  • proposed duration
  • question(s) to be addressed by study
  • statement of justification, including how the information could be used
  • case definition
  • expected number of cases
  • availability of ethical approval (state source of approval)
  • funding arrangements
  • identification of projected date for completion of analysis and submission for publication. A critical component for every CPSP study is a solid design, analytical and publication plan. Knowledge translation plans should be described for dissemination of study results.

Proposals can be submitted at any time to the program manager, at [email protected], and will be reviewed twice yearly in conjunction with CPSP Steering Committee meetings.