Submit a Research Query

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Submit a Research Query

Are you seeking evidence on a health topic that impacts your local community or the Canadian health system? The Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) Evidence Alliance has researchers located across Canada with expertise in a range of health conditions and topics who may be able to help.

Please let us know about your research needs by completing a set of questions using the English or French form.

Note: As a research network we can only support requests for specific research needs. We do not have the expertise or the resources needed to make referrals for clinical services or community programs. We are also not able to provide any medical advice or opinions.



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Topics under study

The table below lists the topics that are currently active and being researched, including the subject, phase (where applicable), methodology and research team.

Topic Research Method/Phase Research Team


Completed projects

The table below lists completed projects by the Alliance members. Research results remain the intellectual property of the researchers who developed the evidence.

Topic Research Method Research Team Completion Date