Frequently Asked Questions

The following document has been created to facilitate your research process and compile resources to provide support as you navigate the many pieces of completing a project. It includes answers to the most frequently asked questions.


What is MERIT?
What is the history of MERIT and what are its origins?
What are the pillars on which MERIT advances its research?
What’s the difference between MERIT, PFD, CHSE, MacPherson etc.?


I want to be involved in some of the MERIT events but do not know where to start.
What are the regularly recurring events at MERIT?
I missed an event. Is there a video archive?

Discovering Education Research

How do I find other McMaster education scholars?
Where can I find published research by MERIT scientists and scholars?
How can I learn to conduct education research?
Where can I find resources for Health Professions Education research?

Conducting Education Research

What education research funding opportunities are available?
Where do I get ethics approval for an education research study?
Are there other resources available to me that will facilitate my research?
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