Research Navigation Assistance

Research Catalysts can help you navigate research resources and processes in the following areas:

Planning your research

  • Collaboration/Team assembly
  • Conceptualization / Start up
  • Consultation on other CTR resources (e.g. bioinformatics, genomics, biobank)
  • Database development
  • Literature review/critique
  • Logistic guidance
  • Measurement development
  • Regulatory assistance (e.g. IRB, IACUC)
  • Sample size/Power calculation
  • Statistical analysis plans
  • Study plan development/review 

Funding your research

  • Funding information
  • Grant application guidance

Conducting your study: Advice/Guidance

  • Continuing regulatory guidance
  • Data collection/acquisition
  • Protocol implementation
  • Study troubleshooting
  • Subject recruitment

Organizing and analyzing your data

  • Abstract/Presentation/Manuscript preparation
  • Data analysis
  • Data preparation
  • Reports (e.g., progress reports)
  • Software consult
  • Statistical consultation
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Ready to get started?

Fill out the Services Request Form

You can expect to receive a response within 5 work days from one of our Research Navigators/Catalysts


Who is eligible?

Investigators and their collaborators from the NNE-CTR institutions are welcome to request Research Navigation services:

  • Maine Medical Center
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Southern Maine