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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 […]

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 […]