Category Archives: Newsroom

CAREB-ACCER Launches First Virtual REB Case

CAREB-ACCER has launched the first case of our new Virtual REB initiative: “Influenza Transmission in Hutterite Colonies” To participate in the Virtual REB, download and review the case study, and complete the online case review at:  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CAREB_VREB_Case_1 The case study analysis review form is also available on the Virtual REB page of the Professional Development section of our website for download to assist in […]

CAREB-ACCER Circle of Experts – Currently Recruiting!

We are looking for individuals with a range of expertise to join the CAREB-ACCER Circle of Experts.Members of the Circle of Experts will assist us in the development and delivery of educational opportunities. Expertise may be academic or practical and may include areas such as privacy, consent, REB administration or management, medical research, socio-behavioural research […]

TCPS 2 (2014) – Proposed Revisions for Public Consultation

TCPS 2 (2014) – Proposed Revisions for Public Consultation The Panel on Research Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed revisions to the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – TCPS 2 (2014). Written comments will be accepted until January 31, 2017. EPTC 2 (2014) : Révisions proposées soumises […]

CARA East/CAREB Atlantic 2016 – Nov. 9 & 10, 2016

Register now to attend CARA East / CAREB Atlantic 2016

! Where: St. Thomas University, Fredericton NB When: November 9 (Noon – 4:30 p.m.) & 10 (8:15 a.m. – Noon), 2016 Registration fee: $50 This conference will be a networking-themed, discussion-based, informal event. Please take a moment to provide the organizing committee with your suggestions via the registration […]

Conscious Coupling: Governance and Oversight Between the Institution & IRBs/REBs

If you will be attending this year’s Primary Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) 2016 Advancing Ethical Research Conference in Anaheim, California (from November 13 to 16) University Health Network (UHN) would like to invite you to an Affiliate Event and Luncheon at the conference on Monday November 14 from 12:45 to 1:45 pm. We will be discussing […]

Dr. Nancy Walton is the 2nd recipient of the CAREB-ACCER Distinguished Service Award

The CAREB-ACCER Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to research ethics whether through teaching, research, or service. This award, established in 2013, recognizes accomplishments in research ethics beyond CAREB-ACCER’s activities. On May 27, 2016, Nancy Walton, RN, PhD, became the second person to receive this award at the CAREB-ACCER […]

7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder – Call for Abstracts

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS/ADVANCE NOTICE The 7th International Conference on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder When: March 1-4, 2017 Where: The Westin Bayshore, Vancouver, BC Website: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2017/default.asp Advance Notice/Call for Abstracts: http://interprofessional.ubc.ca/FASD2017/AdvanceNotice.pdf Please email: [email protected] for more information and to be put on the enquiry list.

Release of the Second Version of the French N2/CAREB REB SOPs

The CAREB-ACCER and N2 organizations are pleased to announce the release of the second version of the French language version of the Canadian REB SOPs. The REB SOPs are specific to ethics boards that review health sciences research and are compliant with applicable Canadian and US regulatory, and ethics guidance criteria. The implementation of the REB […]

Release of the Second Version of the English N2/CAREB REB SOPs

The CAREB-ACCER and N2 organizations are pleased to announce the release of the second version of the English language version of the Canadian REB SOPs – the French language documents to follow. The REB SOPs are specific to ethics boards that review health sciences research and are compliant with applicable Canadian and US regulatory, and ethics guidance criteria. […]

REB Accreditation Working Group Consultation

The REB Accreditation Working Group of the Canadian Clinical Trials Coordinating Centre (CCTCC)  has released its Draft Preliminary Recommendations (DRPs) for broad consultation (find attached).  Please feel free to forward this to relevant stakeholders who may be interested in commenting. Comments will be accepted by Friday, June 17, 2016 by email to [email protected]  The Working Group will be finalizing […]