Yearly Archives: 2016

Update from the CIHR Standing Committee on Ethics

The Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) have released an update from CIHR’s Standing Committee on Ethics (SCE) detailing the work they have done since March 2016, and plans for 2017. One highlight of the update is the publication of CIHR’s first Ethics Performance Measurement Annual Report 2015-2016, which provides a baseline against which they will be able to measure progress regarding CIHR’s Ethics Action […]

Save the Date: CTO 2017 Conference March 8 & 9, 2017 – Registration now open

CTO 2017 Clinical Trials Conference Building Momentum: Ideas into Action Join hundreds of your colleagues to network, engage and learn through an exciting program aimed at understanding and addressing the challenges and opportunities to support a strong environment for clinical trials and the health and economic benefits they bring to Ontarians. Hear from speakers from […]

CAREB-ACCER 2017 – Call for Posters

The CAREB-ACCER Conference Planning Committee is soliciting poster abstracts for their 2017 National Conference and AGM.  The conference will be held April 28-29, at the Halifax Marriott in Nova Scotia. Abstracts (approximately 450 words) should be submitted by email to by Friday December 23, 2016.                              […]

CAREB-ACCER 2017 – Call for Breakout Session Presenters

The CAREB-ACCER Conference Planning Committee is soliciting abstracts to help define the breakout session agenda for the 2017 National Conference and AGM. The conference will be held April 28-29, at the Halifax Marriott in Nova Scotia. We are looking for presentations on diverse and topical issues, 90 minutes in length.   For further information, or to submit an abstract contact Lori […]

CBC News Article re: Results missing from clinical trials registered by Canadian universities and research hospitals

‘We’ve been deceived’: Many clinical trial results are never published Canadian universities and research hospitals are among the worst offenders, according to new online tool’ By Darryl Hol, CBC News Posted: Nov 24, 2016 5:00 PM ET

Canadian researcher in legal battle to keep her interviews confidential

UPDATE: On November 29, 2016 l’UQAM put forward a statement in their internal newsletter Info Direction informing their community that they support Professor Maillé in her efforts and reiterating the importance of confidentiality as central to conducting research. This was demonstrated via an Act of voluntary intervention which was sent to the courts on November 25, 2016. […]

Toronto Research Management Symposium

The University Health Network is proud to host its annual Toronto Research Management Symposium. The Symposium comes together every year to provide educational seminars, workshops and networking opportunities. This year the symposium will take place over two days. On Wednesday November 30, 2016, we will bring Ontario Research Management Leaders to discuss Creating a Culture of Integrity and Safety. VP’s, […]

CAUT urges defence of research confidentiality at UQAM

CAUT urges defence of research confidentiality (Ottawa – November 2, 2016) The Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) is raising concerns about a court order that would require a Université du Québec à Montréal professor to violate the confidentiality of research participants. A court has ordered Professor Marie-Ève Maillé to turn over the names of […]

CAREB-ACCER Launches First Virtual REB Case

CAREB-ACCER has launched the first case of our new Virtual REB initiative: “Influenza Transmission in Hutterite Colonies” To participate in the Virtual REB, download and review the case study, and complete the online case review at: The case study analysis review form is also available on the Virtual REB page of the Professional Development section of our website for download to assist in […]

CAREB-ACCER Circle of Experts – Currently Recruiting!

We are looking for individuals with a range of expertise to join the CAREB-ACCER Circle of Experts.Members of the Circle of Experts will assist us in the development and delivery of educational opportunities. Expertise may be academic or practical and may include areas such as privacy, consent, REB administration or management, medical research, socio-behavioural research […]