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CAREB-ACCER’s Workshop: A History of Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Society

Please join us on Friday October 22 for CAREB-ACCER’s Workshop: A History of Anti-Black Racism in Canadian Society / Histoire du racisme anti-Noirs dans la société canadienne This session (one of a five-part series) is developed to equip researchers, research ethics boards and research ethics professionals with tools and resources to address anti-Black racism in […]

Engagement Sessions on the proposed changes to TCPS 2

Thanks to everyone who participated in these sessions! We will post CAREB’s feedback once it has been sent to the SRCR. A note that the survey is open until Sept. 24, 2021. 3 Engagement Sessions on the proposed changes to TCPS 2September 9, 15 and 16 2021 À venir !3 séances d’engagement sur les changements […]

Joint Statement of Commitment Following the Discovery of The Burial Site at Kamloops

Direct link to Declaration: With the discovery of the undocumented burial of 215 Indigenous children on the site of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School in Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc territory, the bioethics and broader research ethics communities across Canada acknowledge the heart-breaking loss of these and many other young Indigenous lives within the residential […]

CAREB-ACCER Members: Opportunity to Participate in Peer Recognition Award Committee

We are seeking three (3) CAREB-ACCER members to participate as a member of the Peer Recognition Award committee. This award recognizes a CAREB-ACCER member for their service to the CAREB-ACCER community through professional excellence, collaboration, leadership, professional development, or communities of practice. The Committee reviews the nominations submitted then decides on the final recipients by […]

CALL FOR REQUESTS FOR QUOTATIONS – Professional Consulting Services for Design, Development and Delivery of the CAREB-ACCER Anti-Black Racism Research Ethics Discussion & Education Series (CAREB-ACCER RFQ#001)

In July of 2020 the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards/ L’Association canadienne des comités d’éthique de la recherche (CAREB-ACCER)  Board of Directors (“BOD”) initiated an Anti-Black Racism action plan focused on dismantling existing systems of oppression within the Canadian research ethics sector.  This action plan includes 6 distinct actions CAREB-ACCER commits to taking towards […]

Upcoming Event: Research Ethics Considerations for the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Health Research

This virtual event takes place on April 6h, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:30 PM EST and will be co-hosted by CAREB-ACCER and the Vector Institute. Join us in exploring how algorithmic tools are designed and used in health research. We will address many of the crucial ethical issues surrounding AI applications such as privacy, bias, […]

CAREB-ACCER Webinar Series

Did you know that all CAREB-ACCER members also have free access to the Foundational Skills webinars? Our newest webinar in the Foundational Skills series is called, Establishing and Maintaining Effective REB Standard Operating Procedures by Sarah Tagliapietra of Trillium Health Partners. In this webinar, Sarah explains the importance of SOPs and provides a practical approach […]