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NVivo software is designed to help researchers organize, code, and analyze qualitative and mixed methods research data.

The Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer explains how U of T’s technology transfer process works, from the patent process to negotiating license agreements. It also details U of T’s “inventor’s choice” policy.

SciNet is Canada’s largest supercomputer centre, providing Canadian researchers with computational resources and expertise necessary to perform their research. They also offer free education and training on advanced computing skills

The office offers a variety of services and supports such as the syllabus service, open access publishing support, copyright permissions, film screenings, and more.

Request access to central or shared spaces at U of T, including academic classrooms and shared community areas.

SAS is a powerful, feature-rich, statistical analysis program. It is used in a wide variety of disciplines.

The Map and Data Library offers a rich and diverse set of supports and services related to maps, datasets, microdata, data visualization, statistics, geospatial data portals, research data management, and more.

The aim of this checklist is to assist you in avoiding publishing your work in a low-quality deceptive publication.

This searchable database provides information on the latest Canadian and International research funding opportunities and research trends

These guidelines provide a simple approach to assessing and controlling the risk around the use of nanomaterials, even when the exact hazard presented by the materials is unknown. If you use or will use nanomaterials in the lab please use this guideline as a starting point for control measures.

Open source tool for exploring, cleaning and manipulating “messy” data.

Application for drawing chemical structures for use in database queries, the preparation of graphics for lab reports and journal articles, providing electronic descriptions of molecules and reactions, and features advanced prediction tools.

Reference management software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.

Open source citation management tool which helps you collect, organize, cite and share research.

Web of Science is a platform consisting of several literature search databases designed to support scientific and scholarly research. The content spans multiple disciplines, document types, and formats, and provides citation information and impact factors.

Four distinct web archives (collections) are available: Canadian government information; Canadian labour unions; Canadian political parties and interest groups;and UofT web archives. The web archives are full-text searchable and available to researchers.

TSpace is a free and secure research repository established by University of Toronto Libraries to disseminate and preserve the scholarly record of the University of Toronto community, including faculty and graduate student research. All items in TSpace are openly accessible, either immediately or after publisher’s embargo period.

The SPSS software platform offers advanced statistical analysis, a vast library of machine learning algorithms, text analysis, open source extensibility, integration with other applications.

The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Geospatial datasets collection portal. Includes land-based vector data (water, cultural features, etc.), census geography, orthophotography, and more

A citation management tool which allows you to keep track of your citations used in your research. Users can also annotate and organize research, while collaborating with other colleagues on campus.

R

Open source software environment for statistical analysis.

ORCID is an author identification registry resource that helps to eliminate any ambiguity regarding common author names. It allows any eligible researchers to register and receive a unique ID, manage their account, and search for others in the ORCID Registry.

Exhibits U of T showcases digitized material from University of Toronto Libraries collections. This allows faculty and students to create context-rich exhibits and web pages.

MyMedia provides an archival storage and streaming solution for media content. A wide array of video and audio file formats is supported and users can manage and share media. Media files are encoded for web playback.

FADIS is an art and architecture repository and teaching tool consisting of over 250,000 digital images, videos and audio files with accompanying metadata for private study and research.

Global Mapper is a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desktop software, specializing in spacial data processing, analysis and visualization.

Gephi is an open-source software for network visualization and analysis.

Data conversion and transformation software with a focus on geospatial formats.

Suite of desktop and online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. GIS software allows for the compilation, analysis and visualization of geographic data. The suite includes, among many others, ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, StoryMaps

Dataverse is a data repository open to U of T researchers to deposit and share research data. It can also be used to discover and reuse data produced by other researchers. Deposited datasets receive DOIs.

A web-based software platform that streamlines the production of systematic reviews. Covidence supports citation screening, full text review, risk of bias assessment, extraction of study characteristics and outcomes, and the export of data and references.

Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

Ontario Data Documentation, Extraction Service and Infrastructure <odesi> is a digital repository for social science data, including polling data. It is a web-based data exploration, extraction and analysis tool that uses the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) social science data standard. <odesi> provides researchers the ability to search for survey questions (variables) across thousands of datasets. There are both microdata and aggregate data available, in a range of formats.

The Systematic and Scoping Review Service (SSRS) connects University of Toronto health science researchers with librarians, who partner as co-authors in the planning, execution, and writing of comprehensive evidence synthesis studies.

This guide is intended for U of T faculty, staff, and students interested in launching a start-up company based on intellectual property developed at the University of Toronto. It is also a broad overview of the start-up process and provides background on resources available for all U of T entrepreneurs

The Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) helps build successful partnerships between industry, government, and the U of T research community. IPO also manages U of T’s portfolio of intellectual property and is your first stop for technology transfer at U of T.

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaborative workspace that brings together people, content and conversations. Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are connected to Teams, similar to Slack

Forms is a new feature of Office 365 that allows for quick and easy creation of custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more.

The UTM Safe Travels Pilot Program was developed to help U of T faculty and staff safeguard U of T data when traveling abroad. The pilot program includes a pre-travel security consultation and laptop loan program.

U of T’s information security awareness and education initiative.

REDCap is a web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. While REDCap can be used to collect virtually any type of data, it is specifically geared to support online or offline data capture for research studies and operations.

The My Research system is an online portal for research-related administrative and financial activities at the University of Toronto. It is made up of the following four systems:

  • My Research Applications (MRA)
  • My Research On Line (MROL)
  • My Research Animal Protocols (MRAP)
  • My Research Human Protocols (MRHP)

The MADlab is devoted to accelerating mobile software development. The Lab hosts equipment, collaborative workspace, user groups and workshops, and is open to all University of Toronto students, staff and faculty

SOSCIP provides academic researchers with access to leading-edge advanced computing technology to foster innovative research and development projects with industry partners

Access the University of Toronto Libraries support for entrepreneurship, startups and commercialization. From science and technology literature to market research and patents, find workshops, resources and direct librarian supports.

This online step-by-step guide can be used to learn how to properly and effectively conduct comprehensive searches of the literature in the health sciences

A digital archive of 3 million+ items from research libraries around the world.

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library has primary sources available online including over 22,000 texts and 6,300 photographs relating to British, European and Canadian literature, philosophy, theology, political science, the history of science and medicine, Hebraica and Judaica, and the history and art of the book.

UofT Archives has over 7,500 print items and 21,000 photographs digitized and available to view online for research

UTL provides financial support to a number of external initiatives that work to unlock research created across disciplines. The University Libraries also provide resources for researchers and faculty looking to publish OA.

Liaison librarians may be consulted for a range of services offered by the library to support research, such as research consultations, collection requests, and questions or suggestions about library and information technology services.

Online platform aggregating basic info regarding U of T and affiliated institution research projects and the resources that can be used to support COVID-19 related efforts (may require request to access).

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) education resources, including both internal and external materials, to support best practices in research and innovation activities

This searchable and sortable database provides information for the U of T community members who are interested in searching available research funding opportunities. The table may be filtered by sponsor, program, date, grant type or by any keyword or research area.

The Toronto Region Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC) is a secure computer lab where approved researchers can access and analyze confidential microdata from Statistics Canada surveys and administrative databases, including Census data, General Social Surveys (GSS), and Canadian Community Health Surveys (CCHS).

Located in the Banting Institute, this space is available to forge connections between start-ups and entrepreneurship programs across U of T campuses.

The document is intended to serve as support for reflection and as the basis for discussion of strategic decisions on internationalisation.

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation website provides resources for researchers and staff related to conducting research at the University of Toronto, including research news, funding and nomination opportunities, events and workshops, forms and templates, and more.

ChemWatch GoldFFX is an online database with SDS available in Globally Harmonized System format. Access from University of Toronto IP addresses only.

UTSend is a service to make it easy for you to move files, including large files up to 1.0 GB, in and out of University of Toronto.

With Microsoft OneDrive, securely store all of your files in one place, easily share them with your colleagues, and research team. Access files from any device.

Academic researchers can request a modest amount of storage for research data at no cost. Resources are available through ‘opportunistic use’, i.e., a shared pool of unallocated resources.

Compute Canada deploys state-of-the-art advanced research computing systems and storage, and provides support for large-scale, data-intensive research projects. Compute Canada provides support to researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences that includes robust storage solutions.

Discover Archives is a database of archival holdings (finding aids) at all University of Toronto archives and its federated college archives. The database contains text descriptions of material related to the University of Toronto’s history, as well as records from private individuals, families, businesses, and organizations.

Collections U of T provides access to U of T digital special collections, as well as scholarly digital projects.

The Collections U of T service focuses on faculty and library department partnerships to design and develop digital collections.

 

UTL Journal Production Services supports open access publishing at U of T by providing free hosting for academic faculty and student journals on Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform. You can publish your journal with UTL Journal Production Services.

Tableau Desktop is a commercial program used to create data visualizations and interactive dashboards. Researchers at U of T can get a free 1-year license for non-commercial academic research or teaching.

Located in MN building at UTM, CDRS has three spaces available suitable for small research project team meetings, symposia, or conferences. Video conferencing, white boards, and kitchenette available. Weekly and on-going research support programming, see EVE or CDRS’ calendar.

CanPath provides health, behavioural, genomic and environmental data, as well as biological samples, from over 330,00 Canadian participants to researchers investigating environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors related to the development and progression of cancer and chronic diseases.

CANUE is a consortium made up of voluntary members from the multi-disciplinary fields of environmental health research, health policy, and urban design and planning. CANUE collates and generates standard measures of environmental factors and provides these data to the Canadian research community.

The CRIB is a multidisciplinary social work research centre focused on using community-based methods and principles to advance research, policy and practice for Black survivors of homicide victims.

The mandate of the DHN is to design and support initiatives that raise awareness and build upon U of T’s existing strengths in the digital humanities. The DHN supports initiatives that encompass interpretative or theoretical work on a wide variety of computational approaches to humanities research.

THETA is a multidisciplinary research collaboration dedicated to providing evidence informed decision support to health technology policy makers and advancing the science of health technology assessment.

Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool that allows you to keep track of appointments and clients.

Security Planner is an easy-to-use guide with expert-reviewed advice for staying safer online. It provides recommendations on implementing basic online practices. Security Planner is a project of the Citizen Lab, an group based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at Uof T.

To aid faculty and staff in navigating the new Tri-Agency Guide on Financial Adminstration (TAGFA), this VPRI resource page includes a companion guide, FAQ page, and training videos.

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet tool that can be used to store, organize, analyze and visualize data.

Microsoft SharePoint Online is a secure cloud-based platform that enables groups to collaborate, share, store and publish documents or web content.

Microsoft Stream is a secure video service that allows you to share recordings of classes, meetings, presentations, training sessions and related videos. With Stream, users can access their videos on multiple devices from any location and deliver both live and on-demand videos to curated audiences.

The BRU is a collaborative team of experienced statisticians providing biostatistical guidance to affiliated researchers throughout the life cycle of a project.

Access the latest COVID-19 funding opportunities, data and visualizations, and collaboration opportunities.

Find out about available tools and supports to collect and store research data securely.

Review upcoming awards and honours opportunities and tips on how to prepare a successful nomination.

Find resources and strategies to enhance your writing practice such as starting your own writing community.

Explore current techniques, tools and leading practices for designing virtual research events.

Gale Digital Scholar Lab allows researchers and students to create corpora and perform computational analyses on Gale Collections materials.

Digital Scholarship Services at the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) supports research using digital methods and tools (text and data mining), and provides help with APIs.

One access point for contacting the Library for research support.

This video is a virtual tour of the Division of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) website (https://research.utoronto.ca).

This video is a virtual tour of the Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) website (https://cris.utoronto.ca).

Media Commons Archives makes available archival and special collection materials of Canadian national and regional significance relating to the audio-visual and media communities and popular culture.

Research Tools (72) — Find resources for conducting R&I

NVivo software is designed to help researchers organize, code, and analyze qualitative and mixed methods research data.

The Inventor’s Guide to Technology Transfer explains how U of T’s technology transfer process works, from the patent process to negotiating license agreements. It also details U of T’s “inventor’s choice” policy.

SAS is a powerful, feature-rich, statistical analysis program. It is used in a wide variety of disciplines.

The aim of this checklist is to assist you in avoiding publishing your work in a low-quality deceptive publication.

This searchable database provides information on the latest Canadian and International research funding opportunities and research trends

These guidelines provide a simple approach to assessing and controlling the risk around the use of nanomaterials, even when the exact hazard presented by the materials is unknown. If you use or will use nanomaterials in the lab please use this guideline as a starting point for control measures.

Open source tool for exploring, cleaning and manipulating “messy” data.

Application for drawing chemical structures for use in database queries, the preparation of graphics for lab reports and journal articles, providing electronic descriptions of molecules and reactions, and features advanced prediction tools.

Reference management software tool for publishing and managing bibliographies, citations and references.

Open source citation management tool which helps you collect, organize, cite and share research.

Web of Science is a platform consisting of several literature search databases designed to support scientific and scholarly research. The content spans multiple disciplines, document types, and formats, and provides citation information and impact factors.

Four distinct web archives (collections) are available: Canadian government information; Canadian labour unions; Canadian political parties and interest groups;and UofT web archives. The web archives are full-text searchable and available to researchers.

TSpace is a free and secure research repository established by University of Toronto Libraries to disseminate and preserve the scholarly record of the University of Toronto community, including faculty and graduate student research. All items in TSpace are openly accessible, either immediately or after publisher’s embargo period.

The SPSS software platform offers advanced statistical analysis, a vast library of machine learning algorithms, text analysis, open source extensibility, integration with other applications.

The largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature: scientific journals, books and conference proceedings.

Geospatial datasets collection portal. Includes land-based vector data (water, cultural features, etc.), census geography, orthophotography, and more

A citation management tool which allows you to keep track of your citations used in your research. Users can also annotate and organize research, while collaborating with other colleagues on campus.

R

Open source software environment for statistical analysis.

ORCID is an author identification registry resource that helps to eliminate any ambiguity regarding common author names. It allows any eligible researchers to register and receive a unique ID, manage their account, and search for others in the ORCID Registry.

Exhibits U of T showcases digitized material from University of Toronto Libraries collections. This allows faculty and students to create context-rich exhibits and web pages.

MyMedia provides an archival storage and streaming solution for media content. A wide array of video and audio file formats is supported and users can manage and share media. Media files are encoded for web playback.

FADIS is an art and architecture repository and teaching tool consisting of over 250,000 digital images, videos and audio files with accompanying metadata for private study and research.

Global Mapper is a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) desktop software, specializing in spacial data processing, analysis and visualization.

Gephi is an open-source software for network visualization and analysis.

Data conversion and transformation software with a focus on geospatial formats.

Suite of desktop and online Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. GIS software allows for the compilation, analysis and visualization of geographic data. The suite includes, among many others, ArcGIS, ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online, StoryMaps

Dataverse is a data repository open to U of T researchers to deposit and share research data. It can also be used to discover and reuse data produced by other researchers. Deposited datasets receive DOIs.

A web-based software platform that streamlines the production of systematic reviews. Covidence supports citation screening, full text review, risk of bias assessment, extraction of study characteristics and outcomes, and the export of data and references.

Ontario Data Documentation, Extraction Service and Infrastructure <odesi> is a digital repository for social science data, including polling data. It is a web-based data exploration, extraction and analysis tool that uses the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI) social science data standard. <odesi> provides researchers the ability to search for survey questions (variables) across thousands of datasets. There are both microdata and aggregate data available, in a range of formats.

This guide is intended for U of T faculty, staff, and students interested in launching a start-up company based on intellectual property developed at the University of Toronto. It is also a broad overview of the start-up process and provides background on resources available for all U of T entrepreneurs

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based collaborative workspace that brings together people, content and conversations. Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are connected to Teams, similar to Slack

Forms is a new feature of Office 365 that allows for quick and easy creation of custom quizzes, surveys, questionnaires, registrations and more.

REDCap is a web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. While REDCap can be used to collect virtually any type of data, it is specifically geared to support online or offline data capture for research studies and operations.

This online step-by-step guide can be used to learn how to properly and effectively conduct comprehensive searches of the literature in the health sciences

The Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library has primary sources available online including over 22,000 texts and 6,300 photographs relating to British, European and Canadian literature, philosophy, theology, political science, the history of science and medicine, Hebraica and Judaica, and the history and art of the book.

Online platform aggregating basic info regarding U of T and affiliated institution research projects and the resources that can be used to support COVID-19 related efforts (may require request to access).

Equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) education resources, including both internal and external materials, to support best practices in research and innovation activities

This searchable and sortable database provides information for the U of T community members who are interested in searching available research funding opportunities. The table may be filtered by sponsor, program, date, grant type or by any keyword or research area.

The document is intended to serve as support for reflection and as the basis for discussion of strategic decisions on internationalisation.

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation website provides resources for researchers and staff related to conducting research at the University of Toronto, including research news, funding and nomination opportunities, events and workshops, forms and templates, and more.

ChemWatch GoldFFX is an online database with SDS available in Globally Harmonized System format. Access from University of Toronto IP addresses only.

UTSend is a service to make it easy for you to move files, including large files up to 1.0 GB, in and out of University of Toronto.

With Microsoft OneDrive, securely store all of your files in one place, easily share them with your colleagues, and research team. Access files from any device.

Academic researchers can request a modest amount of storage for research data at no cost. Resources are available through ‘opportunistic use’, i.e., a shared pool of unallocated resources.

Compute Canada deploys state-of-the-art advanced research computing systems and storage, and provides support for large-scale, data-intensive research projects. Compute Canada provides support to researchers in the Humanities and Social Sciences that includes robust storage solutions.

Discover Archives is a database of archival holdings (finding aids) at all University of Toronto archives and its federated college archives. The database contains text descriptions of material related to the University of Toronto’s history, as well as records from private individuals, families, businesses, and organizations.

Collections U of T provides access to U of T digital special collections, as well as scholarly digital projects.

The Collections U of T service focuses on faculty and library department partnerships to design and develop digital collections.

 

UTL Journal Production Services supports open access publishing at U of T by providing free hosting for academic faculty and student journals on Open Journal Systems (OJS) platform. You can publish your journal with UTL Journal Production Services.

Tableau Desktop is a commercial program used to create data visualizations and interactive dashboards. Researchers at U of T can get a free 1-year license for non-commercial academic research or teaching.

CanPath provides health, behavioural, genomic and environmental data, as well as biological samples, from over 330,00 Canadian participants to researchers investigating environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors related to the development and progression of cancer and chronic diseases.

CANUE is a consortium made up of voluntary members from the multi-disciplinary fields of environmental health research, health policy, and urban design and planning. CANUE collates and generates standard measures of environmental factors and provides these data to the Canadian research community.

The CRIB is a multidisciplinary social work research centre focused on using community-based methods and principles to advance research, policy and practice for Black survivors of homicide victims.

The mandate of the DHN is to design and support initiatives that raise awareness and build upon U of T’s existing strengths in the digital humanities. The DHN supports initiatives that encompass interpretative or theoretical work on a wide variety of computational approaches to humanities research.

THETA is a multidisciplinary research collaboration dedicated to providing evidence informed decision support to health technology policy makers and advancing the science of health technology assessment.

Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool that allows you to keep track of appointments and clients.

Security Planner is an easy-to-use guide with expert-reviewed advice for staying safer online. It provides recommendations on implementing basic online practices. Security Planner is a project of the Citizen Lab, an group based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at Uof T.

Microsoft Excel is a powerful spreadsheet tool that can be used to store, organize, analyze and visualize data.

Microsoft SharePoint Online is a secure cloud-based platform that enables groups to collaborate, share, store and publish documents or web content.

Microsoft Stream is a secure video service that allows you to share recordings of classes, meetings, presentations, training sessions and related videos. With Stream, users can access their videos on multiple devices from any location and deliver both live and on-demand videos to curated audiences.

The BRU is a collaborative team of experienced statisticians providing biostatistical guidance to affiliated researchers throughout the life cycle of a project.

Access the latest COVID-19 funding opportunities, data and visualizations, and collaboration opportunities.

Find out about available tools and supports to collect and store research data securely.

Review upcoming awards and honours opportunities and tips on how to prepare a successful nomination.

Find resources and strategies to enhance your writing practice such as starting your own writing community.

Explore current techniques, tools and leading practices for designing virtual research events.

Gale Digital Scholar Lab allows researchers and students to create corpora and perform computational analyses on Gale Collections materials.

Digital Scholarship Services at the University of Toronto Libraries (UTL) supports research using digital methods and tools (text and data mining), and provides help with APIs.

One access point for contacting the Library for research support.

This video is a virtual tour of the Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) website (https://cris.utoronto.ca).

Media Commons Archives makes available archival and special collection materials of Canadian national and regional significance relating to the audio-visual and media communities and popular culture.

Administration Tools (16) — Find resources for administering R&I

This searchable database provides information on the latest Canadian and International research funding opportunities and research trends

Creative Cloud is a collection of 20+ desktop and mobile apps and services including: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Adobe Acrobat Professional.

U of T’s information security awareness and education initiative.

The My Research system is an online portal for research-related administrative and financial activities at the University of Toronto. It is made up of the following four systems:

  • My Research Applications (MRA)
  • My Research On Line (MROL)
  • My Research Animal Protocols (MRAP)
  • My Research Human Protocols (MRHP)

This searchable and sortable database provides information for the U of T community members who are interested in searching available research funding opportunities. The table may be filtered by sponsor, program, date, grant type or by any keyword or research area.

The Division of the Vice-President, Research & Innovation website provides resources for researchers and staff related to conducting research at the University of Toronto, including research news, funding and nomination opportunities, events and workshops, forms and templates, and more.

ChemWatch GoldFFX is an online database with SDS available in Globally Harmonized System format. Access from University of Toronto IP addresses only.

UTSend is a service to make it easy for you to move files, including large files up to 1.0 GB, in and out of University of Toronto.

With Microsoft OneDrive, securely store all of your files in one place, easily share them with your colleagues, and research team. Access files from any device.

Microsoft Bookings is a scheduling tool that allows you to keep track of appointments and clients.

Security Planner is an easy-to-use guide with expert-reviewed advice for staying safer online. It provides recommendations on implementing basic online practices. Security Planner is a project of the Citizen Lab, an group based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at Uof T.

To aid faculty and staff in navigating the new Tri-Agency Guide on Financial Adminstration (TAGFA), this VPRI resource page includes a companion guide, FAQ page, and training videos.

Microsoft SharePoint Online is a secure cloud-based platform that enables groups to collaborate, share, store and publish documents or web content.

This video is a virtual tour of the Division of the Vice-President Research & Innovation (VPRI) website (https://research.utoronto.ca).

Navigator (18) — Find services and offices with R&I expertise

SciNet is Canada’s largest supercomputer centre, providing Canadian researchers with computational resources and expertise necessary to perform their research. They also offer free education and training on advanced computing skills

The office offers a variety of services and supports such as the syllabus service, open access publishing support, copyright permissions, film screenings, and more.

The Map and Data Library offers a rich and diverse set of supports and services related to maps, datasets, microdata, data visualization, statistics, geospatial data portals, research data management, and more.

The Systematic and Scoping Review Service (SSRS) connects University of Toronto health science researchers with librarians, who partner as co-authors in the planning, execution, and writing of comprehensive evidence synthesis studies.

The Innovations & Partnerships Office (IPO) helps build successful partnerships between industry, government, and the U of T research community. IPO also manages U of T’s portfolio of intellectual property and is your first stop for technology transfer at U of T.

The MADlab is devoted to accelerating mobile software development. The Lab hosts equipment, collaborative workspace, user groups and workshops, and is open to all University of Toronto students, staff and faculty

SOSCIP provides academic researchers with access to leading-edge advanced computing technology to foster innovative research and development projects with industry partners

Access the University of Toronto Libraries support for entrepreneurship, startups and commercialization. From science and technology literature to market research and patents, find workshops, resources and direct librarian supports.

UTL provides financial support to a number of external initiatives that work to unlock research created across disciplines. The University Libraries also provide resources for researchers and faculty looking to publish OA.

Liaison librarians may be consulted for a range of services offered by the library to support research, such as research consultations, collection requests, and questions or suggestions about library and information technology services.

The Toronto Region Statistics Canada Research Data Centre (RDC) is a secure computer lab where approved researchers can access and analyze confidential microdata from Statistics Canada surveys and administrative databases, including Census data, General Social Surveys (GSS), and Canadian Community Health Surveys (CCHS).

CanPath provides health, behavioural, genomic and environmental data, as well as biological samples, from over 330,00 Canadian participants to researchers investigating environmental, lifestyle and genetic factors related to the development and progression of cancer and chronic diseases.

CANUE is a consortium made up of voluntary members from the multi-disciplinary fields of environmental health research, health policy, and urban design and planning. CANUE collates and generates standard measures of environmental factors and provides these data to the Canadian research community.

The CRIB is a multidisciplinary social work research centre focused on using community-based methods and principles to advance research, policy and practice for Black survivors of homicide victims.

The mandate of the DHN is to design and support initiatives that raise awareness and build upon U of T’s existing strengths in the digital humanities. The DHN supports initiatives that encompass interpretative or theoretical work on a wide variety of computational approaches to humanities research.

THETA is a multidisciplinary research collaboration dedicated to providing evidence informed decision support to health technology policy makers and advancing the science of health technology assessment.

One access point for contacting the Library for research support.

This video is a virtual tour of the Centre for Research & Innovation Support (CRIS) website (https://cris.utoronto.ca).

Collaboration Spaces (4) — Find in person and virtual spaces

Request access to central or shared spaces at U of T, including academic classrooms and shared community areas.

Online platform aggregating basic info regarding U of T and affiliated institution research projects and the resources that can be used to support COVID-19 related efforts (may require request to access).

Located in the Banting Institute, this space is available to forge connections between start-ups and entrepreneurship programs across U of T campuses.

Located in MN building at UTM, CDRS has three spaces available suitable for small research project team meetings, symposia, or conferences. Video conferencing, white boards, and kitchenette available. Weekly and on-going research support programming, see EVE or CDRS’ calendar.

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