Data Access Feasibility and Cost Estimate Request Form

Thank you for your interest in applying for data though Population Data BC (PopData). We would be pleased to provide a feasibility and cost estimate letter to accompany your grant application. Please note that the feasibility and cost estimate letter is not a formal estimate; formal quotes are provided at the time of Data Steward(s) approval of the Data Access Request. Also please note that PopData does not adjudicate data requests; approval of research data requests is granted by the specific Data Steward(s) involved in the application.

In order for us to put together a feasibility and cost estimate letter for your project, please complete this form.


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GENERAL DETAILS
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RESEARCH PROJECT DETAILS
i.e. team, operation, program, catalyst
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STUDY POPULATION
How will you be defining your study population/cohort - will you be using Population Data BC or do you have a pre-existing file of study subjects? If you are using Population Data BC what are the defining criteria, will there be a comparison group? Please be descriptive.
What kind of data would you like to be extracted for your study population/cohort? Please specify the Data Files and time period you intend to request. Data file and time period (eg. MSP 1999 to 2005).
E.g. Perinatal Services BC, Cardiac Services BC, researcher-collected data etc. IMPORTANT: If you are intending to link researcher collected (primary) data to Population Data BC holdings YOU MUST obtain pre-approval of your consent form(s) prior to collection of data. The Data Access Unit staff will coordinate this approval on your behalf.
(If requesting PharmaNet data, please provide an indication of the drugs that will be analysed in the research project. Please note that Population Data BC may contact you to request a detailed drug list in order to produce an accurate cost estimate.)
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DATA STORAGE
Data is delivered using the Secure Research Environment (SRE) at Population Data BC at UBC, unless otherwise requested. A description of the SRE including costs is available on our website at: https://www.popdata.bc.ca/dataaccess/process/datadelivery/sre To opt out of using the SRE for data delivery, data storage and security measures must meet the requirements for opt-out described in the Data Access Request (DAR) form.
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DOCUMENT UPLOADS
Files must be less than 2 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf doc docx ppt pptx.
     

Page last revised: October 14, 2015