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Athabasca University


If this is your first time using the Research Portal, or if you haven’t used it for a while, please read the following important information before beginning your application. Make sure you also review the instructions specific to your situation.

You will need to create a Research Portal account to use the portal.

All users

  • Save your application frequently (at a minimum, as you complete each tab).
  • Don’t use the back button in your browser – it will not work.
  • Compose longer text responses in Notepad or TextEdit, then copy and paste into the Research Portal.
    • Don’t paste from a word processing program as your text won’t appear the way you expect.
  • If you are unable to complete your application in a single session you will be able to find it again in the Principal Investigator section of your home page, under Applications: Drafts.

Specific instructions

Updated January 03 2019 by Research

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