Research 101: Following a study, from start to finish

Research 101

In this series, we take you behind the scenes of a research project at the Institute for Work & Health (IWH), from start to finish.

Part 1: Meet the lead researcher, IWH Scientist Dr. Peter Smith, and learn about the study he embarks upon comparing trends in lost-time versus no-lost-time workers' compensation claims in Ontario.

Part 2: Learn about the process of collecting data for the study and some of the challenges along the way.

Part 3: Take a peak at the early results, and how these start to get disseminated.

Part 4: Learn about the factors considered when picking a journal for potential publication.

Part 5: Find out what journal articles are finally published and the process for getting there.