Evaluation of Ethics Applications

No applications are accepted in the month of July.

* Some applications may require longer evaluation times.

 

Criteria

Submission dates
No of copies
Evaluation time*

Full REB Review
Default procedure for all research projects involving human participants
First 3 working days of month
2

± 6 weeks


Minimal Risk Review
Risks must not be higher than those lived in every day life (see website for restrictions)
First 3 working days of month
2
5-7 weeks

Expedited Review
Projects already approved by another REB or minor revisions to a previously approved project
None
1
3-4 weeks

Request for Release of Funds (1B)
Request to release research funds for non-participant related activities (e.g., research tools, literature review)
None
1
1 week

Application for Course Outline
Request must be submitted by the professor when students are asked to do research involving human participants within the context of a course

4-6 weeks before classes begin
1
2-3 weeks
       
Application for Secondary Use of Data
Projects using data originally collected for purposes other than the current research (e.g., school or criminal records, private association archives, company’s internal documents)
None
1
2-3 weeks

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