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CAREB-ACCER 2016 Evaluation Surveys

Thank you to those of you who attended this year’s CAREB-ACCER National Conference & AGM and/or the Pre-conference workshop day. CAREB-ACCER’s Conference Planning and Professional Development committees strive to provide high-quality, relevant and timely topics and engaging speakers. In addition, we offer opportunities to network and share best practices with colleagues in hopes that we can help professionals in the development of their research ethics careers.  We would […]

Nancy Walton awarded the CAREB-ACCER 2016 Distinguished Service Award

The CAREB-ACCER Distinguished Service Award (DSA) recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to research ethics whether through teaching, research, or service. Established in 2013, this award recognizes accomplishments in research ethics beyond CAREB-ACCER’s activities. The 2016 DSA recipient, Nancy Walton, RN, PhD is an Associate Professor in the Daphne Cockwell School of Nursing, the […]

CAREB-ACCER 2016-2017 Board of Directors elected at AGM in Toronto

Congratulations to Catherine Paquet (University of Ottawa), elected Vice President Membership and Communications and to Delilah Ofosu-Barko (Trillium Health Partners), elected Vice President of Professional Development. The CAREB-ACCER Board of Directors also extends a warm welcome to Julie Joza (University of Waterloo) and Sarah Bennett (Simon Fraser University), who are new to the Board, elected as Members […]

CIHR Institute of Gender and Health launches NEW Training Modules: Integrating Sex and Gender into Health Research

Every cell is sexed and every person is gendered. Sex and gender considerations influence our risk of developing certain diseases, how well we respond to interventions, and how often we seek health care. When research fails to account for sex and gender, there is a risk of harm by assuming that the study results apply to […]

SRCR has released two new CORE modules

The Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research has posted two new modules to the TCPS 2 tutorial, Course on Research Ethics (CORE): Multi-Jurisdictional Research, and Research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada. The two new modules will be available in .pdf format until their integration into the revised CORE tutorial at a […]

Carleton University Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP) 2016

CUIERIP is a week-long summer institute where Indigenous and non-Indigenous researchers learn about the ethics of research with Indigenous communities, particularly First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada. Participants learn in a collaborative environment and are led by Carleton faculty, research ethics professionals, and community-based researchers. Presiding Elders guide all participants. This year’s institute will take […]

CIHR Standing Committee on Ethics

The CIHR Standing Committee on Ethics (SCE) is a Subcommittee of CIHR’s Governing Council, with a mandate to identify emerging ethical issues of strategic relevance with respect to health and health research. The SCE is also charged with providing the Governing Council with high-level strategic advice on the ethical, legal and socio-cultural dimensions of CIHR’s mandate as […]

CAREB-ACCER’s response to the NPRM – Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects

In September, 2015, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies announced proposed revisions to the U.S. regulations for protection of human subjects in research. The proposed changes are intended to better protect human subjects involved in research, while facilitating valuable research and reducing burden, delay, and ambiguity for investigators. […]

New TCPS 2 Interpretations | Nouvelles interprétations de l’EPTC 2

New TCPS 2 Interpretations The Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics is pleased to share new additions to its growing collection of responses to written requests for interpretation of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2). Nouvelles interprétations de l’EPTC 2 Le Groupe consultatif interagences en éthique de la recherche […]