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Jan 2021 (Animal Research) - Renewal animal numbers; PIs attending ACUC meetings.

Jan 2021 (Human Research) - MICYRN-CHEER Webinars next week.

Feb 2021 (Animal Research) - MAWI Reporting; ARRIVE 2.0 Guidelines.

Feb 2021 (Human Research) - Electronic consent guide.

Mar 2021 (Animal Research) - Renewal Reminders.

Mar 2021 (Human Research) - Documents for approval; Updated REB 4 consent templates.

Apr 2021 (Animal Research) - CCAC Communication Survey.

Apr 2021 - Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy; Portage's Federated Research Data Repository is now in full production.

May 2021 (Animal Research) - Animal research ramp-up advice; Public consultation on proposed revisions to RCR.

May 2021 (Human Research) - Public consultation on proposed revisions to RCR; Beware of using unlicensed medical devices in research.

Jun 2021 (Animal Research) - Summer schedule; ICYMI - Research ramp-up advice.

Jun 2021 (Human Research) - Submit button vs Send Email; Summer schedule; Reminder - Fee increase.

Aug 2021 (Animal Research) - Shortage of Pentobarbital

Aug 2021 (Human Research) - Research, Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement; 21-22 NRC Responsible Data Speakers Series

Sep 2021 (Animal Research) - ARISE Help: How to find approved animal number & How to request more animals on approved AUP

Sep 2021 (Human Research) - REB Exchange for multi-site research; Proposed changes for public consultation: TCPS2

Oct 2021 (Human Research) - REB administration fees for industry-sponsored, mutli-site research

Nov 2021 (Animal Research) - Major upgrade to ARISE coming soon; New iSOPs for Rats

Nov 2021 (Human Research) - Major upgrade to ARISE coming soon; New process for Student applications to REB 1 & REB 2; ICYMI - REB administration fee changes

Dec 2021 (Animal Research) - Availability of controlled drugs

Dec 2021 - Happy winter break!


Jan 2020 (Animal Research) - Welcome Dr. Frances Plane; new iSOPs "Requirements".

Jan 2020 (Human Research) - Welcome Asvina; Clinical Research Orientation registration; Updated consent templates.

Feb 2020 (Animal Research) - Definition of Use, Re-use; CCAC Guidelines: Rats; Remembering Dr. Dave Neil.

Feb 2020 (Human Research) - Differentiate Research & QI/QA; REB4 Application Guidance.

Mar 2020 (Animal Research) - Guidance during COVID-19 Outbreak.

Mar 2020 (Human Research) - Guidance during COVID-19 Outbreak.

Mar 2020-2 (Human Research) - Update on business processes for REB and REO; Guidelines for oral consent.

Apr 2020 (Animal Research) - Happy Retirement Shirley; REO is open for business remotely.

May 2020 (Animal Research) - AALAS Learning Library.

May 2020 (Human Research) - Research ethics milestone; New data management plans resources.

Jun 2020 (Animal Research) - Resumption of research involving animals; CanCOVID.

Jun 2020 (Human Research) - Resumption of human participant research; COVID-19 risks and re-consent guidance; REB meetings back to schedule; CanCOVID.

Jul 2020 - REO is moving Aug 17.

Aug 2020 - We've moved.

Sep 2020 (Animal Research) - PAM visits resuming; CCAC Animal Data Report 2019; AALAS Learning Library; Change Funding; Website update.

Sep 2020 (Human Research) - Form 1572 Policy; Guidance documents on Recruitment, Non-clinical research; Change Funding; Website update.

Oct 2020 (Animal Research) - Animal numbers; Recommended AALAS Learning Library course.

Oct 2020 (Human Research) - PIs attending REB meetings; Increase in REB fee; Portage Network new research data management guidance.

Nov 2020 (Animal Research) - Continuity planning; CCAC Annual Report 2019-20.

Nov 2020 (Human Research) - Medical devices in research; Portage Network: New sensitive data tools.

Dec 2020 (Animal Research) - Temporary research ramp down; AALAS Learning Library.

Dec 2020 - With best wishes to the campus community.


Jan 2019 - REMO Upgrade, Changes within our office.

Feb 2019 - ACUC Form Revision Consultations, REB Email Guidance, REB Updated Membership Lists.

Mar 2019 - Volunteer with ACUC / REB, Talk to REO - we are here to help.

Apr 2019 (Animal Research) - ACUC Form Revision Update, Pedagogical Merit Review, Upcoming Events, Updated Help Videos.

Apr 2019 (Human Research) - Updated template for REB 4, Amendment Guidance, Upcoming Events, Updated Help Videos.

June 2019 - ACUC Form Revision Update and Feedback, Updated Animal Ethics Policy and Procedures, REMO Tip.

July 2019 (Animal Research) - All About PAM.

July 2019 (Human Research) - New Reportable Events Module, Recruitment with, Updated Withdrawal Policy and Template.

Aug 2019 (Animal Research) - Louis D Hyndman Sr Lecture 2019, Graduate Student Research, Video help on amendments.

Aug 2019 (Human Research) - Renewal Q#3, Alberta Clinical Health Research Conference.

Sep 2019 (Animal Research) - Louis D Hyndman Sr Lecture 2019, Collaborations, Release of funds.

Sep 2019 (Human Research) - Course-based research, Updated documents, Release of funds.

Oct 2019 (Animal Research) - PAA Forms Testing; Institutional SOPs; CCAC Guidelines: Mice.

Oct 2019 (Human Research) - Use of University letterhead; Audio recording with cell phones; Implied consent template.

Nov 2019 - REMO rebranding to ARISE; How to copy study.

Dec 2019 (Animal Research) - PAA Forms to be deployed Dec 14-15.

Dec 2019 - System Maintenance Dec 21-22; Twas the night before Christmas at REO; REMO rebrand to ARISE.