This module is designed to provide a historical overview of the events that brought research ethics to the forefront. An in depth examination at the ethics violations that have occurred and the resulting actions will be discussed.
CAREB’s Community-Based Participatory Research (CBPR) module explains the purpose, importance and benefits of CBPR in Canada. The module includes an outline of the implications CBPR may have for both research ethics boards and researchers and discusses alternative perspectives to ethical dilemmas in research. The module analyzes the application of CBPR in a real-life context via a case study and interoperates the links between CBPR and research ethics.
This module will help REBs better understand the need for good research data management (RDM), current Canadian policy, considerations for good RDM stewardship and the role of RDM in research and research ethics.
This course is designed for the onboarding of New Research Ethics Board (REB) members. The goal is for a beginner REB member to learn the basics of what it means to be on an REB, the roles of an REB and the importance of REB roles.
Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB/ACCER) acknowledges that this learning module is a beginning of a larger conversation surrounding research with Indigenous communities. Key Learning Objectives:
- Identify how researchers may gain awareness of community and regional customs and practices.
- Explore the significance of community engagement when researching and working with Indigenous communities.
- Understand community engagement for Indigenous research in The Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2) .
- Explore how research contributes to capacity building in Indigenous communities.
- Discuss how research can be mutually beneficial for the researcher and community.
While the concept of vulnerability is an important underpinning of Canadian and international policies related to the protection of human research participants. The idea of vulnerability however, is an abstract concept and the application of it in real-life research contexts isn’t always clear to researchers and even to REBs.