Education Offerings

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Drop-in Sessions

Do you have questions? Need advice? Have a draft application you would like reviewed? We encourage consultation for research involving distinct communities as well as research that may involve multiple partners/jurisdictions e.g. Indigenous research, community-based action-research. Drop by without an appointment.

When: Any Wednesday, between 2-4 p.m.

Where: REB Office(REBs-1,2,3), James Administration Bldg., rm. 325  

An appointment for a consultation (virtual or in-person) outside of these hours can also be arranged. Please contact the relevant ethics staff member to set up an appointment.


The REB Office offers education sessions to all interested departments, teams or course instructors upon request. Please contact lynda.mcneil [at] (Lynda McNeil) for further information.


Tri-Council Policy Statement Tutorial Course on Research Ethics(CORE)- for researchers (students, faculty, staff) and REB members. There is now a revised version (CORE 2022) of this online tutorial  consisting of nine modules and a knowledge consolidation exercise. It focuses on ethics guidance that is applicable to all research involving human participants, regardless of discipline or methodology.  

Mandatory human research ethics training

All Principal Investigator applicants(graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, faculty, staff) must have completed the online tutorial prior to submitting an application for review. Supervisors of student applicants are also required to complete this tutorial before submission for review. All study team members are encouraged to complete the tutorial. If you have already completed the earlier version you do not have to complete the revised version, although you are encouraged to review this revised version. 

Quebec Ministry of Health &Social Services (MSSS) tutorial in research ethics – intended for REB members and administrative staff but useful for researchers too.

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