In this section, discover the steps, requirements, and timelines for ethics reviews and find answers to your questions about training and support.

Apply for ethics review

All ethics applications are submitted via the Research Portal. This is an overview of deadlines and the steps for applying.

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Review process and requirements

The Research Office review process varies, depending on the type of research. Click below to view the requirements and to learn more about the Research Ethics Board.

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Research using health information

If you plan to use or access health information in your research, you must receive ethical approval first.

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Ethics policies, guidelines and permissions

If you intend to involve staff or clients as participants in your research, you may need special access. This page provides a helpful Q and A for coordinating support.

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Research ethics training

Discover webinars, tutorials, and additional resources to assist you with your ethical questions.

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Updated February 10, 2023 by Digital & Web Operations (