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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 […]

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: 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 […]