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Research Database is updated on a bi-annual basis (January and July).

The Missing Persons Research Hub Research Database features research that meets the below criteria.


Research must be:

  1. Published in a peer-reviewed journal;

  2. Published from 2000 onwards for relevancy; 

  3. Provides clarity and logic of how information in the article was generated;

  4. Offers significant contribution;

  5. Conforming and ethical;

  6. Focuses solely or, at a minimum, primarily on the Canadian context; and

  7. Concentrates exclusively on topics related to missing persons.

For other research that does not meet these criteria, please see 'Resources' for more information.

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