As a core UW ICTR resource, the Sonderegger Research Center offers a variety of resources to collaborators. Our funding model is based on collaborations; resources and services are provided at no cost for projects that include SRC researchers as a co-investigator on current or proposed research.
Stakeholder Engagement Consultations
SRC assists researchers through:
- Consultation on how to design and implement meaningful stakeholder engagement across the lifecycle of a grant. This includes identifying stakeholders, key questions for stakeholders at each stage of the study, planning stakeholder meetings and other assessment modes to gather meaningful input and how best to integrate advice throughout a study.
- Consultation and support for planning research grants, grants management, IRB applications, secure observational data storage. Templates have been developed to help plan each stage of stakeholder engagement including ongoing groups of multiple stakeholders (e.g, patients, care partners, health care providers, health care managers, advocacy organizations and policy makers.)
- Ongoing collaborative, statewide partnerships with community groups and other health care partners for PCOR research.
Grant Proposal Assistance
- Proposal Preparation: Experienced SRC staff assist with various aspects of proposal preparation, including development and refinement of the budget and justification, coordinating subaward materials and documents, checking format for proposal components (e.g., biosketches, facilities and resources), assisting with references and formatting sections as needed, timelines, human subjects sections and other tasks, as needed.
- Mock Study Sections: SRC Investigators can request a mock study section review of a proposal draft to obtain feedback and suggestions for making revisions before submitting the final version to the funding agency.
- Budget Tracking & Management: SRC staff provide assistance with tracking project budgets, making projections, managing payroll and subaward payments.
- IRB Submissions: SRC staff can assist with protocol submissions to the UW Human Subjects Committee.
- Conference rooms: We have two conference rooms available by reservation (one accommodates 14 people and the other accommodates 5). Both rooms include large computer monitors. The larger room is fully equipped for in-person and teleconference meetings.
- Research staff office space: SRC has both assigned office space and flexible (as needed) desk space available for research staff.
- Private room: This room includes two desks with secure computers maintained by the UW SoP IIT staff. The computers can be used for secure analysis of sensitive datasets including PHI. The room is also available for conducting private phone interviews with research participants. Use of this room and computers is available by reservation.