• Maelstrom Research
    We develop tools to leverage and achieve rigorous data
    documentation, harmonization, integration and analysis

What we offer

Maelstrom Research offers a suite of methods and software as well as expertise to partners to facilitate data documentation, harmonization and integration.

Maelstrom Repository

The Maelstrom Repository catalogues standardized information about research networks, studies and collected data.


Learn about our key partnerships with international networks and consortia to harmonize, integrate and analyse study data.



Maelstrom Research has reached a new milestone! The Maelstrom catalogue now includes more than half a million variables! (2016-11-16)

Invitation to a webinar hosted by Maelstrom Research and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer Maelstrom Research and the Canadian Partnership Against Cancer invite the research community to a webinar on November 29th at 1:00 PM EST to learn about Maelstrom Research’s open-source tools ...See More

Our new publication in International Journal of Epidemiology: Maelstrom Research Guidelines for Rigorous Retrospective Data Harmonization. View article

Studies and variables available in the repository: 148 studies and over 473 990 Variables from 65 studies are now available. (2016-09-26)

New grant received: We received an operating grant from Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) to support the creation of a cohort registry leveraging research on Developmental Origins of Health and Disease.

Software: A new search tool is now available. The software features a help tool to search studies and variables of interest in a dynamic and efficient way.

Research Networks part of the repository: 10 Networks now available, 4 added recently (ATHLOS, ReACH, CHPT and MINDMAP) (2016-05-05)