Frequently Asked Questions
What is SCANR?
SCANR stands for the Support Centre for Agriculture and Nutrition Research. The SCANR web tool connects users to resources and provides expert critical perspectives for each stage of the research process - from identifying research questions and methods to finding, collecting, managing, and/or analysing data, to communicating results effectively - as well as a set of curated teaching resources for educators.
Who should use SCANR?
Any researcher, educator, or practitioner interested in interdisciplinary questions related to agriculture, food systems, nutrition, and health! The research guidance and use cases presented in SCANR are intended to provide resources and guidance for researchers interested in collecting primary data or using secondary data to develop and answer interdisciplinary research questions. The teaching resources are a set of curated resources for educators teaching about interdisciplinary agriculture, nutrition, and health topics.
How can I connect with the SCANR team?
SCANR is run by the Innovative Methods and Metrics for Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) project. You can connect with the team by using our contact form on the About SCANR page.
How can I share resources with the SCANR team?
We are continually working to improve and add resources to the SCANR web tool. If you would like to share resources that may be relevant to SCANR, please contact us through the contact form on the About SCANR page.
How can I connect with other researchers who are using SCANR?
The ANH Academy works to build a network of researchers interested in interdisciplinary research related to agriculture, food systems, nutrition, and health. You can find other ANH Academy members through our Members Database. You can also connect with members through our annual ANH Academy Week conference or at our many virtual and in-person events throughout the year.