Request a Research Consultation

At the MSSU, we are committed to supporting patient-oriented research across the Maritimes. With the support of our funders, we are able to offer research consultations, free of charge, to individuals engaged in patient-oriented research and implementation in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island.

Please complete this form to request a research consultation. * = a required field that must be completed before submitting the form. If you have questions or general inquiries, please email

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About your research

Please provide a plain language summary of your research, highlighting how your research engages patients as partners and focuses on patient-identified priorities to improve patient outcomes.
Please list any other researchers on your team.
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How can we help?

Our team has a range of expertise in patient engagement, evidence synthesis, knowledge translation, research methods, privacy and ethics, and data services. Below we've provided examples of the types of consultations that we can provide. Feel free to select as many as apply or to request another type of support.

If you would like another type of support, please provide some detail about the support that you're requesting. Be as specific as possible.

Timeline and process

Depending on the services requested, we can typically accommodate requests made with 5-10 business days’ notice. If your request is urgent, we will do our best to accommodate your timeline, given our available resources.

After you submit this form, we will contact you within three business days to discuss your request in more detail. Based on the nature of your request and the timeline, we will consider the level of support that we can provide and work with you to determine the best way to help. We typically offer up to 15 hours support per research consultation.

If you have questions about this form, please email