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REMINDER: TCPS 2 (2014) – Consultation Open until January 31, 2017

Last October, the Panel on Research Ethics released the proposed revisions to the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – or TCPS 2 (2014) – for public comment. Written comments on the proposed revisions will continue to be accepted until January 31, 2017. RAPPEL : EPTC 2 (2014) – La […]

Launch of the RCR Framework (2016) | Lancement du Cadre de référence (2016)

Launch of the RCR Framework (2016) The Presidents of the three federal research agencies – CIHR, NSERC, and SSHRC – are pleased to announce the release of the revised version of the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research — RCR Framework (2016). The RCR Framework (2016) replaces the original Framework that was published in 2011. Lancement du […]

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 [email protected] 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 […]