First, review the Data Use Guidelines.
Next, download the Concept paper template.
CONCEPT PAPER: Prepare a brief concept paper for your study. The concept paper should contain:
- Brief statement of the hypothesis or topic and its significance.
- Which sample and which variables at which ages you will need.
- What analyses you will perform.
- Signed Confidentiality & data security agreement
Please save the file as: LASTNAME_COHORTNAME_Projectname_DayMonthYear.
Email the completed Concept paper to Terrie; Terrie dot Moffitt at duke dot edu.
The fillable template can be downloaded here.