Conducting Research with CNIB Staff or Clients
Proposals for vision health research projects that include CNIB staff or clients should be submitted to CNIB Research for review, using a Research Intent Form. CNIB Research reviews all submissions in a timely manner, with respect to individual project deadlines.
Who should complete the Research Intent Form?
- A researcher or student based at a university or other external agency who wants to conduct a study with people living with vision loss.
- A researcher requesting a letter of support for a project.
- A researcher requesting CNIB space or other facilities to conduct a study with CNIB clients, staff or volunteers.
- An organization requesting a partnership with CNIB on a research project.
What are the benefits of completing this form?
The information you provide helps CNIB Research to:
- Identify opportunities where national coordination might help improve the quality and impact of worthy proposals.
- Permit data collection about the types of research being conducted involving people with vision loss in Canada.
- Ensure scientific and ethical rigor in any projects embarked upon from within or outside of CNIB.
- Ensure protection of information and the quality of research being conducted.
- Permit CNIB to maximize the benefits from the outcomes of research.
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