Gender Spectrum Research Proposal
Gender Spectrum will review all research requests to determine whether these
proposals are aligned with Ge
nder Spectrum’s mission
, and priorities
. See Gender Spectrum Research Priorities for more information.
Title of Investigation
Provide your name, affiliation, and complete contact information. Identify the lead
researcher, and provide
affiliation and complete contact information. If the research is
a student thesis or dissertation, provide the na
me, university affiliation, and complete
contact information of the faculty advisor. Provide the names and affiliations of all other
research team members.
What assistance or support are you specifically seeking from GS?
Brief research proposal.
Provide the following information, using the following section headings.
Should not exceed 500 words.
A. Purpose of the research
(describe briefly )
B. Research questions.
List each question. Be specific.
Describe the study methods. State whether the collected data will be anonymous or confidential, and describe plans to maintain the privacy of participants. Will participants be remunerated for their participation? If so, by whom?
Indicate size and characteristic and diversity of participants in relation to race, socio - economic status, geography, immigration, and religion. Also indicate whether participants are likely to be from urban, rural, or suburban communities.
E. If individuals connected to GS will be surveyed, detail the time commitment needed from them.
F. Benefits of the Research.
Briefly describe how the research will contribute to Gender Spectrum’s mission.
G. Other potential partners in the study.
List partners , e.g . universities, professional organizations, youth serving agencies , etc.
H. Potential Publication Outlets.
List where this research might be published for the most significant impact.
Documentation of approval or process of approval by your Institutio
nal Review Board for
the Protection of Human Participants (IRB)
up to three
research articles or papers (
ublished or not) by principal
List three references who can speak to
principal investigator’s qualifications
successfully complete this study.
List estimate costs (if any) to Gender Spectrum for participating in this research.