Research Ethics

At the University of Alberta, research courses are mandatory. As such, it is imperative that all students and residents develop strong, independent research skills and high ethical standards.

Health Research Ethics Board

All research projects involving human subjects, including retrospective chart reviews, must be approved by the Health Research Ethics Board. Approval must be gained before the research commences.

Further information and ethics approval application forms can be obtained through the Research Ethics Office or in-person from:

Research Ethics Office
308 Campus Towers
8625 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Tel: 780-492-9724
Fax: 780-492-9429