WELCOME to the new Spectrum website!

We hope this streamlined content and navigation helps you find the information you need.  
Now all forms, documents, workbooks and templates are located on one page. 
Content is consolidated under major topics: Education & Training, Funding, Researcher Resources, etc. Questions? Contact us.



METRICS Research on Research

The Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS) is focused on transforming research practices to improve the quality of scientific studies in biomedicine.

Child Health

Our aim is to improve the scientific quality and quantity of clinical Maternal Child Health research at Stanford by providing research personnel and services to investigators, advising on scientific design, funding junior investigators and pilot projects, and facilitating research mentoring and career development.

Population Health Sciences

Our mission is to improve individual and population health by bringing together diverse disciplines and data sets to better understand and address the social, environmental, behavioral, and biological factors that can affect positive change on a global scale.


Latest News

With information about special considerations for pragmatic clinical trials at each stage of the research process,  this new website includes real-world examples, best practices for designing and conducting pragmatic trials, resources, etc., and is the home for all Grand Rounds content with upcoming and archived presentations.  Read more >>

An NIH career re-entry grant helps a Stanford blood scientist return to research after an interruption to care for family.  

Content and navigational enhancements will help researchers locate mission-critical information, experts, scientific resources and forms.  Read more > >

Spectrum has launched expanded training for clinical research personnel, and is offering a Clinical Research Operations certification. Instructors include faculty and staff with clinical research expertise from across Stanford University.  Read more >>

Training & Events Calendar