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Pharmaceutical Sciences

Get Help with Data and Statistics!

For help finding data or statistics, start by contacting your subject librarian

For help managing your own research data, please see the Research Data Management guide. 

For help analyzing or using data, UBC's Department of Statistics offers a range of free and fee-based services: 

Finding Existing Data

Finding Clinical Study Reports

Clinical Study Reports are extensive documents produced by pharmaceutical companies for regulatory agencies such as Health Canada, the FDA or EMA. Often synopses of Clinical Study Reports are available online, but obtaining the full report may require filing a Freedom of Information request.

Some pharmaceutical companies are now allowing researchers more access to the data included in CSRs and ongoing clinical trials. For more information see:

Manage Your Research Data

Research data is data created or generated as part of a research project,  including numeric data, text, transcripts, images, video and audio recordings and more. Good research data management prevents data loss, keeps data secure, and facilitates data sharing.

UBC Library offers advice and services for research data management, including 

Learn more at the Research Data Management Website.

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