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Statistics, Data Sets, and Measures (14)
Multidimensional Inventory of Black Identity
Scoring instructions for the Multidimensional Inventory of Black Identity.
Bureau of the Census
The leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
International Personality Item Pool
This website is intended to provide rapid access to measures of individual differences, all in the public domain, to be developed conjointly among scientists worldwide.
Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS)
PROMIS, funded by the NIH, is a system of highly reliable, valid, flexible, precise, and responsive assessment tools that measure patient–reported health status.
24CashToday online payday loans & cash advance for poor credit
24CashToday is a self-funded financial organization that offers instant online payday loans and cash advance which can also be used for covering medical services. Installment loans can be paid back in monthly installments.
Evidence-based Assessment Resources
Lists and links for standardized measures for APA's Division of Pediatric Psychology.
United Nations Statistics Division
This website provides data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment and demographic and social statistics gathered from national and international sources.
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections - Datasets
Research Connections offers research data suitable for further analysis and statistical results generated from public sources. To make use of this data, you'll need statistical software and a good understanding of statistical methodology.
Council of European Social Science Data Archives
CESSDA is an umbrella organization for social science data archives across Europe.
Harvard-MIT Data Center
HMDC offers advanced computing facilities and infrastructure, including research computing tools, cluster computing power, application and server hosting, and on-site computer labs. HMDC also offers statistical workshops/classes, as well as desktop support.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
National Center for Health Statistics
This website is a rich source of information about America's health. NCHS compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve people's health.
Career Development and Training (18)
Research Mentor Training
This University of Wisconsin-Madison website is geared toward research mentors for undergraduate, graduate, and post-doctoral researchers. The materials – including pre-made and build-your-own workshops – can be used to help research mentors apply a reflective approach to mentoring and to discuss mentoring approaches with their colleagues.
Graduate Programs in Clinical and Translational Research
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers fully online 18- and 21-credit graduate certificates and a Master of Science in Health Sciences (MSHS) in Clinical and Translational Research to develop clinical and translational research capabilities of research professionals, junior faculty, and scientists.
- Tufts OpenCourseWare: Epidemiology and Biostatistics
- NIH Videocasts and Podcasts
- MIT OpenCourseWare
- Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative
NYU Child Study Center
NYU Child Study Center for advanced training in child and adolescent mental health.
Career Development Institute (CDI) for Psychiatry
The CDI for Psychiatry is a 4-day intensive institute for junior investigators interested in a research career, with continuing communication with mentors and peers.
Child Intervention, Prevention, and Services
CHIPS is a dynamic interdisciplinary training consortium for early career scientists pursuing research careers in the areas of intervention, prevention, and the provision of services for children and adolescents. CHIPS is funded through NIMH.
National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse
The National Hispanic Science Network on Drug Abuse is dedicated to furthering interdisciplinary translational research on drug abuse and fostering the development of Hispanic scientists in drug abuse research. They offer an annual research training institute and conference.
- Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers
NIH CSR Early Career Reviewer Program
The ECR Program enables up-and-coming researchers to learn about the peer review process, write critiques, score applications, and participate in the review discussions, preparing them to become full-fledged reviewers later in their careers.
NIH Career Development Videocasts
Videocasts of NIH Office of Intramural Training and Education career development events on topics such as communication, grant writing, and science skills.
CDIP Community Commons at California State University
Collection of resources to support development of potential future faculty. Designed for CSU faculty, but much of the content is universally applicable.
NIH Career Award Wizard
Which NIH K-award is best for you? This interactive tool can help you figure that out.
Web-based e-mentoring program that matches students, postdocs, and early career researchers in engineering and science to mentors in the professions for one-on-one guided relationships. Recognized by a U.S. Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Engineering Mentoring and the Cisco Grand Prize for Educational Technology, as well as grants from prestigious funders such as the National Science Foundation.
Making the Right Moves: A Practical Guide to Scientific Management for Post-docs and New Faculty
This book is a collection of practical advice and experiences from seasoned biomedical investigators and includes chapters on laboratory leadership, getting funded, project management, and teaching. Downloadable as a complete book or as individual chapters.
Research Tools (8)
Child Care and Early Education Research Connections - Understanding Research
Guidance on how to evaluate the quality of social science and policy research and information about data collection methods commonly used in child care policy and other social science research.
VA Health Services Research and Development
The VA HSR&D pursues research that underscores all aspects of VA healthcare: patient care, care delivery, health outcomes, cost, and quality.
Online research survey system designed by researchers for researchers.
Online library of resources to facilitate multi-site collaborations for health research. Topics include developing proposals, starting up a study, disseminating research, and more.
Team Science Toolkit (National Cancer Institute)
User-generated collection of information and resources that support the practice and study of team science.
Online learning tool to enhance skills needed to perform cross-disciplinary, team-based biomedical research. Includes four online learning modules on team science.
Digital Anthology of Behavioral and Social Science Research Methods
Interactive textbook with authoritative answers to methodological questions on behavioral and social science research.
Working Together: A Guide to Collaborative Research in HIV Prevention
Published by the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies at UC-San Francisco, this manual was created to encourage and support community collaborative research.
Clinical Trials (3)
- Clinical Trials - NIH
The Cochrane Collaboration
Systematic reviews of clinical trials and other intervention studies around the world relating to healthcare.
NIDA Clinical Trials Network (CTN)
The CTN provides an enterprise in which the National Institute on Drug Abuse, treatment researchers, and community-based service providers cooperatively develop, validate, refine, and deliver new treatment options to patients in community-level clinical practice.
GrantCraft - Ford Foundation
Practical wisdom for grantmakers.
Social Science Research Council (SSRC)
The SSRC, a nonprofit organization devoted to the advancement of social science research and scholarship, is an international resource for interdisciplinary, innovative public social science.
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
All About Grants Podcasts
NIH staff members provide valuable insights on diverse grant topics. Designed for investigators, fellows, students, and research administrators. In MP3 format and updated every other week. Transcripts are also provided.
NIH Center for Scientific Review
The CSR receives all research grant applications sent to NIH and handles the review of more than 70% of those applications. Their mission is to see that NIH grant applications receive fair, independent, expert, and timely reviews.
Reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities.
- NIH Mechanisms
A list of national awards for women scientists. The RAISE project is a campaign to increase the status of professional women through enhanced recognition of their achievements in science, technology, engineering, medicine and mathematics.
William T. Grant Foundation
The Foundation supports empirical studies designed to improve youth settings and increase understanding of how those settings work. They are also focused on understanding how research evidence is used to influence policy and practice that affect youth.
Clinical, forensics, and ethics resources.
- NSF's Conflicts of Interest and Standards of Ethical Conduct
Conferences and Events (11)
- Science of Team Science Conference
- American Psychological Association - Events
- National Institute of Nursing Research - Events
- American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP) - Scientific Meetings
- NIH Videocasting and Podcasting - Events
- OBSSR Summer Institute on RCTs
- Research and Training Center for Children's Mental Health - Annual Conference
- Society for Prevention Research - Annual Meeting
- Society for Research on Adolescence - Biennial Meeting
Research Centers and Networks (12)
Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research at UNC-Chapel Hill seeks to improve the health of individuals, families, and populations by understanding the problems, issues and alternatives in the design and delivery of health care services.
Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
CIRA supports innovative, interdisciplinary research that combines behavioral, social and biomedical approaches, focused on the implementation of HIV prevention and treatment and the elimination of HIV disparities.
Center for AIDS Prevention Studies (CAPS), San Francisco
The mission of the CAPS is to conduct research to prevent new HIV infections, improve health outcomes among those infected, and reduce disparities.
Center for Child and Family Policy
Housed at Duke University, the Center for Child and Family Policy bridges the gap between research and public policy to improve the lives of children and families.
UGA Center for Family Research
Housed at at the University of Georgia, the Center for Family Research is a behavioral science research center whose research is guided by a concern for the difficulties faced by African American families living in the rural South.
Mental Illness Research, Education and Clinical Centers (MIRECC)
The MIRECC were established by Congress with the goal of researching the causes and treatments of mental disorders and using education to put new knowledge into routine clinical practice in the VA.
Oregon Social Learning Center
The Oregon Social Learning Center is a collaborative, multidisciplinary center dedicated to increasing the scientific understanding of social and psychological processes related to healthy development and family functioning and applying that understanding to the design and evaluation of interventions that strengthen children, adolescents, families, and communities.
Prevention Research Center (PRC) - Berkeley, CA
PRC's focus is on conducting research to better understand the social and physical environments that influence individual behavior that leads to alcohol and drug misuse. It is one of 16 centers sponsored by the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA).
Yale Child Study Center
The mission of the Yale Child Study Center is to understand child development, social, behavioral, and emotional adjustment, and psychiatric disorders and to help children and families in need of care.
Publications and Journals (30)
Guidelines for standardized reporting of RCTs
PubMed comprises more than 20 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books.
BioMedSearch contains PubMed documents, plus other journals and a collection of theses and dissertations.
Editor's Picks (5)
Online research survey system designed by researchers for researchers.
This site is an online network for researchers engaged in research methods. It provides a forum for students and researchers to network and share research and resources. Registered users get free access to selected journal articles, book chapters, and more. Created and maintained by SAGE.
Beyond Scientific Publication: Strategies for Disseminating Research Findings (PDF)
Publication by the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE). Includes guidance on developing a dissemination plan, general writing guidelines, a dissemination checklist, and more.
- Creative Commons - Science
Published every Friday both on the web and by email, the Scout Report provides a way to stay informed of valuable resources on the Internet. Professional librarians and subject matter experts select, research, and annotate each resource.