How to Review a Protocol in the Social Sciences and Humanities Series – Overview (Part 1 of 4)


Webinar Objectives:

  • Describe the five overarching responsibilities of an REB when conducting an ethical review.
  • Apply the three key factors which are relevant to determining whether an application requires review by the institutional REB.

Duration: 1 hour
Date & Time: November 4, 2021 11:00 – 12:00 EDT

Presenter: Dr. Michelle McGinn

Bio: Michelle K. McGinn is Associate Vice-President, Research and Professor of Education at Brock University in St. Catharines, Canada. She holds a PhD in Education from Simon Fraser University and a certificate in Research Administration from Mohawk College. Her primary interests include research collaboration, researcher development, scholarly writing, mentorship, and ethics in academic practice for (post)graduate students and established scholars. She is a co-investigator on the nationally funded “Academic Researchers in Challenging Times” project, where she is exploring the careers, practices, and identities of social science scholars and research administrators (see Major contributions to the field of research ethics include prior roles as chair of Brock’s research ethics board, member of Canada’s Social Sciences and Humanities Research Ethics Special Working Committee during the development of TCPS2, and consultant to research ethics programs in Honduras and South Africa. Connect via Twitter @dr_mkmcginn

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