Category Archives: Newsroom

Librarians as REB members – Survey 1 Invitation to CAREB-ACUC members

Dear CAREB/ACUC Member, University of Alberta librarians, Trish Chatterley and Denis Lacroix, invite you to participate in an exploratory study of Canadian librarians as Research Ethic Board (REB) or Animal Care and Use committee (ACUC) members. As a member of an REB or ACUC, you can provide insight into the role of librarians on REBs […]

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

The Carleton University Institute on the Ethics of Research with Indigenous Peoples (CUIERIP) will hold its 4th annual week-long summer program at Carleton University in Ottawa from June 4-9, 2017.  It is a six-day immersive experience devoted to learning about good practices in ethical research with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities. CUIERIP’s mission is to provide a collaborative and […]

CCTCC Research Ethics Board Accreditation Working Group Final Recomendations

The purpose of this message is to introduce the CCTCC REB Accreditation WG’s Final Recommendations (FRs), and the joint response by the CCTCC and Health Canada (HC) to the FRs.  The full package is available here. CCTCC REB WG FRs: There are seven FRs in total, aimed at ensuring Canada’s REB competitiveness on a global scale. FR#7, […]

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 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 […]