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CAREB-ACCER Virtual Research Ethics Board (vREB): Case 2 now open

The CAREB-ACCER Virtual Research Ethics Board (vREB) Case 2 is now open. The case is entitled:  “Survey to determine culturally different patterns of emotional growth and stability among young adults”  The Virtual REB is a CAREB-ACCER professional development initiative that facilitates discussion on a series of research ethics case studies. While the cases presented are study overviews […]

Tell us how we did – CAREB-ACCER 2017 workshop and conference evaluation surveys

Thank you to those of you who attended the CAREB-ACCER 2017 National Conference in Halifax. We strive to provide high quality events for our members with relevant topics, engaging speakers, and opportunities to network and share best practices with colleagues.  We would like to hear how you think we did this year. Your feedback is important, and […]

The Virtual REB (vREB) Case 1 Debrief is Now Available

vREB Case 1: Debrief Background: The Virtual REB is a new CAREB-ACCER professional development initiative designed to facilitate discussion on a series of research ethics case studies. These cases have been designed to highlight a range of common ethical issues typically found in human research applications. Case studies will be posted on the CAREB-ACCER website (approximately) every […]

International survey on Responsible Conduct of Research in Research-Creation

Research-creation (RC) is an emerging field at the interface between academic research and creative activities and is defined by the Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) as “research activities or approaches favouring the creation, interpretation of literary or artistic works of any kind.” Researchers in this heterogeneous field must therefore satisfy requirements of dual expertise […]

2017 CAREB-ACCER Annual General Meeting

The 2017 CAREB-ACCER Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday April 29, from 11:45 to 1:15 (lunch included) at the Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Please find the agenda and meeting package attached. Should you have any questions, please contact CAREB-ACCER President, Lori Walker. We hope to see you in Halifax.  Attachment:  CAREB-ACCER AGM Agenda and Meeting […]

Librarians as REB members – Survey 1 Invitation to CAREB-ACUC members

Dear CAREB/ACUC Member, University of Alberta librarians, Trish Chatterley and Denis Lacroix, invite you to participate in an exploratory study of Canadian librarians as Research Ethic Board (REB) or Animal Care and Use committee (ACUC) members. As a member of an REB or ACUC, you can provide insight into the role of librarians on REBs […]

Carleton University Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP)

The Carleton University Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP) will hold its 4th annual week-long summer program at Carleton University in Ottawa from June 4-9, 2017.  It is a six-day immersive experience devoted to learning about good practices in ethical research with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. CUIERIP’s mission is to provide a collaborative and […]

CCTCC Research Ethics Board Accreditation Working Group Final Recomendations

The purpose of this message is to introduce the CCTCC REB Accreditation WG’s Final Recommendations (FRs), and the joint response by the CCTCC and Health Canada (HC) to the FRs.  The full package is available here. CCTCC REB WG FRs: There are seven FRs in total, aimed at ensuring Canada’s REB competitiveness on a global scale. FR#7, […]