All research ethics applications at the University of Alberta are prepared and submitted electronically using the Alberta Research Information Services (ARISE) system. Support for the system and your ethics application is available below.

Getting started in the online system

Follow these steps to gain access to ARISE and start your application.

Help with the online system

See videos and help documents for using ARISE. System training is also available.

Forms cabinet

Templates, forms and guidance documents for your use. 

Training for human or animal research

Learn the ethical principles of research with animals or human participants.

Do I need research ethics approval?

Also see submission requirements for the Board you are applying to.

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Get research ethics advice before you start your research. 

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Release of Funds

Not ready to submit an ethics application?  The release of funds process enables researchers to access the funds budgeted for up to one year of the project, pending approval of a fully developed ethics application.

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