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Research Ethics Advisor – OCAD University

Reporting to the Director, Research Services, the Research Ethics Advisor is responsible for the coordination and management of all aspects of the submission, review, revision, and approval of research ethics applications and serves as a liaison on matters of research ethics and relevant research compliance policy and procedures as required. The Research Ethics Advisor provides […]

Research Ethics Advisor, McMaster University

McMaster University is hiring a Research Ethics Advisor to support the work of the McMaster Research Ethics Board. This is a full-time (35h/wk), continuing (i.e. permanent) position. Please see the posting via the link below for the full details. The research ethics staff is currently working remotely, but it is likely we will be back […]

Online Resources for Anti-Racism Education

This is a collection of some online resources that have been developed to help us understand and learn more about anti-Black racism, White privilege and our long history of systemic racism.  We trust that these resources will play an important role in equipping our members both individually and collectively to make meaningful and impactful changes […]

CAREB-ACCER Survey of Research Ethics Administration and Research Ethics Board Practices for Allowing In-person Research

CAREB-ACCER has received many questions about how REBs and their institutions are, and should be, managing in-person research since the beginning of the pandemic. We are conducting this survey to collect information on this topic in the hope that it can provide helpful guidance to REBs, institutions and other organizations, such as the Secretariat on […]

Call for Research Ethics Board Panelists for the September 10, 2020 Health Canada Engagement Session

BACKGROUND On May 27, 2020 Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB-ACCER) published a “Joint Statement on Clinical Trial Oversight in Canada” in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to prioritize both Health Canada and REB review of COVID-19 clinical trials.  In […]

Privacy Advisor, Research

Fraser Health, Surrey, BC Temp, Full Time The Privacy Adviser, Research assists in the development, implementation, and evaluation of the comprehensive Information Access & Privacy Office within the Fraser Health Authority (FH) with a focus on enabling and facilitating privacy-compliant research. https://careers.fraserhealth.ca/search-jobs/posting-details/?posting=1280611E Privacy Advisor   Application Deadline:  Thursday, December 31, 2020

Statement from CAREB-ACCER’s Board of Directors on Anti-Black Racism

Statement from CAREB-ACCER’s Board of Directors on Anti-Black Racism August 18, 2020 To the CAREB-ACCER and broader Research Ethics Community, In light of the protests taking place over the past few months across the U.S., Canada and the world, we want to make it clear that CAREB-ACCER’s Board of Directors denounces anti-Black racism and all […]

CAREB-ACCER’s comments in response to the CCTCC REB Accreditation Working Group Consultation

In May 2016, the REB Accreditation Working Group of the Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC) released its Draft Preliminary Recommendations (DRPs) for broad consultation.  Attached is CAREB-ACCER’s response filed with CCTCC on June 20, 2016.  File: CAREB-ACCER’s comments in response to the CCTCC REB Accreditation Working Group Consultation

Joint Statement on Clinical Trial Oversight in Canada

Health Canada (HC) and the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), with the collaboration and participation of the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB-ACCER), issued a Joint Statement on Clinical Trials Oversight in Canada recognizing the urgent need to conduct clinical trials to evaluate the safety and efficacy of a drug, a vaccine or a medical […]