Gather and Analyze your Research Data

This section provides best practices for active organization, handling and maintenance of the data created throughout the research process. Data lifecycle goes from planning, collection, processing and data analysis.

Planning

General

  • Standard Operating Procedure: DFM Research Data Management SOP
  • Presentation: Managing your research data: an introduction to DMP Assistant by Jay Brodeur and Isaac Pratt, Research Knowledge and Skill Builder [Slides | Video]

Quantitative

  • Presentation: Frontend and Backend Database Development by Steve Dragos, Research Knowledge and Skill Builder [Video | Slides]
  • Examples: DMP exemplars

Qualitative

Data collection – Development and Design

Piloting research instruments

Quantitative

Qualitative

Data Collection

Quantitative

Qualitative

Processing and data analysis

Software

Quantitative

Qualitative

Recommended
Additional

*DFM faculty members can access full text articles from the McMaster Health Sciences Library using your MacID. To request your MacID, or if you’re having issues, please email Faculty Relations at fmappts@mcmaster.ca.

Updates

  • Large Research Group session from October 25 “Honouring our social obligations: Incorporating social accountability & responsibility throughout the research process” added to Social Accountability

Connect with Us

For support, feedback, or to suggest a resource, email dfmresearch@mcmaster.ca