Researcher tools and resources

There are a range of tools and resources available to Researchers for use at different stages of the data access process. 


AppTracker - Real time access to detailed project status information online via PopData’s project management system

BC Data ScoutTM - BC’s first data feasibility service and one of the initial data services from the BC SUPPORT Unit

Consent form requirements - For help with choosing the correct consent form templates when collecting data

DARonline - PopData's online data application request (DAR) system

Data Prospector BC - An inventory of the linkable data sets available to BC's researchers

Document Central - Quick access to the documents and online forms required throughout the data access process

Metadata Central - An online system for access to file and field level summaries for selected data sets held at PopData

REDCap - A secure, standardized data management tool for privacy-sensitive data collection, management, and storage

Snippets - A place where researchers and data analysts can share various bits or snippets of code they have written

 

 

COVID-19 Research

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Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Research Resources

DARs/Projects snapshot

Total number of DARs/Projects currently with PopData:

438

The breakdown:

DARs in preparation/review

56

Projects with amendments in preparation/review

25

DARs in post-approval

23

Projects with data being prepared

34

Projects being maintained
(inc. 11 DASH & 13 DI Program)

279

CaraSpace projects

21

Last revised November 22, 2022

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Need pan-Canadian data?

The Data Access Support Hub (DASH) is a one-stop data access service portal for researchers requiring multi-jurisdictional data in Canada.

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