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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – PRESIDENT’S AWARD

Deadline for Submission – March 16, 2012 Description: The President’s Award is presented to a current or former CAREB member for their outstanding contribution and commitment to enhancing the protection of human research participants and to improving the effectiveness and efficiency of the processes of ethical review of research with humans, thus advancing CAREB’s objectives. Nomination […]

Final Consultation on the Best Practices for Health Research Involving Children and Adolescents

We are pleased to inform you that we are now launching the final consultation on the Best Practices for Health Research Involving Children and Adolescents. The project started in 2008, aiming at assisting research ethics boards and health researchers in dealing with paediatric populations. After the first draft of the Best Practices had been developed, […]

Save the Date! CAREB-ACCER 2012 National Conference, April 26-28 Toronto, Ontario

SAVE THE DATE! The 2012 CAREB Annual General Meeting and National Conference  and preconference workshops will be held at the  Intercontinental Toronto Centre Hotel from April 26-28, 2012.   The theme of the conference is “Knowledge Translation of Research Ethics” and an exciting agenda is planned.   Our keynote speakers are Jennifer Stoddardt, Privacy Commissioner of Canada; Seth Mnookin, lecturer at MIT and author […]

Call for Poster Abstracts: CAREB-ACCER 2012 Annual General Meeting/National Conference

Deadline for Submission – March 15, 2012 Prize: $500 The CAREB Conference Planning Committee encourages you to contribute to the 2012 conference program by submitting a poster abstract. The development and presentation of programmatic and scientific abstracts promotes interdisciplinary sharing and collaboration, and facilitates the exchange of ideas, information, and practical strategies for, and/or solutions […]

Just Published: Report of UNESCO’s International Bioethics Committee on the Principle of Respect for Human Vulnerability and Personal Integrity

Three years of reflection devoted to the principle of respect for human vulnerability and personal integrity set forth in the Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights of 2005, have enabled the International Bioethics Committee (IBC) to draw up its report which analyzes and proposes lines of actions for a very basic inequality among human beings: We […]

Human Subjects Research Protections: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay, and Ambiguity for Investigators

October 2011 – The CAREB Board of Directors recently filed comments to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in response to an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) entitled Human Subjects Research Protections: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay, and Ambiguity for Investigators (Notice Number HHS-OPHS-2011-0005), published in the July 26, 2011 Federal Register (76 […]

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

September 2011 – The CAREB Board of Directors filed comments in response to the Tri-Agency’s proposed framework on the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). While it was agreed that the framework is well written, several aspects of the document could be strengthened in terms of scope and process. File: Final Comments Tri-Agency RCR Framework Sept 2011

Reporting of Unanticipated Problems including Adverse Events to Research Ethics Boards in Canada

July 2010 – CAREB issued their first guidance document Reporting of Unanticipated Problems including Adverse Events to Research Ethics Boards in Canada. This document is intended to assist the research ethics community in Canada in standardizing the reporting of unanticipated problems, including certain adverse events, and should be viewed as a recommendation only. File: CAREB Guidance – AE Reporting […]