Yearly Archives: 2012


The 2013 CAREB National Conference and preconference workshops will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Calgary, Alberta from April 25-27, 2013. The theme of the conference is “Fifty Shades of Research Ethics”.  We have an exciting agenda planned. Confirmed keynote speakers include Dr. Robert Abadie, “The Professional Guinea Pig” and Adam Marcus from […]

The [(RE)2] Conference: The Future of Research Ethics.

Dear CAREB members in the Greater Toronto Area,  The Joint Centre for Bioethics, University of Toronto will host an upcoming event that may be of interest to you – The [(RE)2] Conference: The Future of Research Ethics.  The conference will take place on November 29, 2012 from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm at Hart House.  From the online description of […]

Ethics Summit, 25-28 Oct. 2012, Fredericton, NB, Canada

 Ethics Summit, to be held in Fredericton, NB, Canada, 25-28 October 2012. The complete URL is:   Please let us know if you know someone who wishes to present a paper that reflects the theme of the Summit, i.e. finding alternatives to formal research-ethics review (whether those alternatives are large- or small-scale).  There is still room […]

Call for Nominations for CTO Working Groups

At the Inaugural Meeting on July 26, Clinical Trials Ontario has put together a Call for Nominations for members for 3 Working Groups: REB Streamlining Information Technology Haromization Institutional Agreements (for more information on Clinical Trials Ontario, please see our website at In the attachment you will find the Draft Terms of Reference for each Working Group […]

CIHR Welcomes Your Help!

REMINDER :  We welcome your help! Please see the documents below from CIHR.   These documents include 1) a request for information about REBs that review clinical studies in order to complete an environmental scan of REB application forms (including consent forms), and 2) a description of the Strategy for Patient Oriented Research which is funding […]

Targeted Call for Nominations for Panel Members: Panel on Research Ethics

Deadline: 11 May 2012 On behalf of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council, the Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research is seeking nominations for a lay/community member to serve on the Panel on Research Ethics (PRE). Candidates should have experience in […]

CAREB launches a new website!

CAREB/ACCER is pleased to announce the launch of our new and improved website located at The site features a new design with a fresh look, and is more focused on the members’ needs.  Members will have full access to a number of resources, discussion threads, employment opportunities and document archives.      Member Log In please contact if […]

Research Ethics Committees as Mechanisms of Protection in Biomedical Research

Division of Ethics, Science and Society Sector for Social and Human Sciences UNESCO   New Title “Research Ethics Committees as mechanisms of protection in biomedical research” edited by Civitas in collaboration with the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics at the University of Barcelona under the direction of Professor Maria Casado.   Just published in the collection “bioethical […]