The following is a list of resources that may be of use during your time in the Health Research Methodology Program.

Digital Resources

Student Forms

Please click here for additional SGS student forms. 

[PDF | DOC] Education Plan - MSc Program

[PDF | DOC] Education Plan - PhD Program

[PDF | DOC] Education Plan - MSc Program Addendum

[PDF | DOC] Education Plan - PhD Program Addendum

[PDF| DOC] HRM 705 Independent Study Form

[PDF| DOC] PhD Comps Independent Study Proposal Form

[PDF| DOC] Notification of Completion of HRM MSc Requirements Course based Option

[PDF | DOC] PhD Supervisory Committee Report Form (NOTE: PDF/DOC forms can only be used if there has been a failed attempt to complete the form on-line through Mosaic)

[PDF | DOC] HRM Research Internship Initial Plan

[PDF | DOC] HRM Research Internship - Final Report

[PDF | DOC] HRM Scholarly Paper Topic Approval Form

[PDF | DOCRequest to Transfer from MSc to PhD

Physical Resources

Study Rooms

The HSC-2C7 Student Room is equipped with computers (available on a first-come first-serve basis) and wireless macconnect internet access.

The HEI Shared Workspace, located in MUMC-2C, is a multifunctional workspace developed for use by eligible faculty, staff and students in HEI. The 2C work area is also the permanent office location for many HEI employees. Please note that the MUMC-2C space is under 24 hours per day video monitoring.

Generally, our graduate students use their own personal computers for their course work, study projects, and thesis. Students may have access to various Health Sciences computer facilities such as those in the Health Sciences Library for their course work and study projects.
Data Sets

Data sets, from recently conducted studies in clinical epidemiology and health care, may be available for student exercises or major projects, including theses.

Education & Research Areas

The education and research areas are located adjacent to the biomedical library in the Health Sciences Centre. A comprehensive range of books and periodicals on methodology, clinical epidemiology and biostatistics is available in the Health Sciences and other university libraries.


Lockers are available to full-time students to rent on a semester basis. For more information, please contact


Action Research Commons Hamilton (ARCH) is a physical space located in east Hamilton that includes wireless internet and space for graduate students to meet with other researchers, students, and area residents while conducting or preparing for community-engaged research. Please refer to the School of Graduate Studies website for eligibility and booking information:

Study Room in Mills Library

The Study Room in Mills Library is available for McMaster University graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Refer to the SGS website for eligibility and access:

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