Throughout Research Lifecycle

Concept and Planning

Formulating initial research proposal

Research proposal development


Research ethics

Understand requirements and expectations outlined in USask's Responsible Conduct of Research Policy

Human ethics

Animal ethics  

Exploring and Organizing

Further exploration of the research topic, developing systems to organize data, resources, ideas

Collection and Analysis

Research material and data collection, synthesis, analysis, evaluation

Data and storage

  • Access smaller research files and documents through standard University tools
  • For research data, access multiple terabytes of backed-up storage through DATASTORE over the VPN.
  • See an overview of University storage options 

Data analysis & visualization

  • Compute remotely on:
    • Virtual Computer lab (Vlab), with software tools for research preinstalled
    • USask high performance computing cluster Plato
    • Regional and national advanced research computing resources: WestGrid / Compute Canada
  • Install USask Scientific software for your work or home computer
  • Access Linux support, administration, and training
  • Contact the Digital Research Centre to collect or create digital research objects (e.g., documents, images, video, audio)

University Archives and Special Collections

Social Sciences Research Laboratories

Access Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL) research support services:

Outputs and Publications

Writing and communicating about your research, publishing and archiving

  • Learn about your Author rights,
  • Consider Copyright in your publications
  • Refer to citation style guides
    • Contact University Archives and Special Collections for assistance with verifying citations for any material from their collections.
  • Assign ISBNs for monographs published under the auspices of University of Saskatchewan colleges, departments and units
  • Include your publications in HARVEST, the university’s institutional repository

Impact and Engagement

Measuring impact

Telling your research story

Research metrics

Commercialization and innovation

USask would like to acknowledge Monash University as the source of the research lifecycle structure.