Human Research Ethics

Ethics review and approval of research involving living human participants (or their data) or human biological materials before any recruitment or data collection occurs.

Human Research Ethics Boards

This ethics review is conducted by one of the 4 University of Alberta Research Ethics Boards (REB)s, or an REB designated by the University (ie. the University has designated the review of cancer research to the HREBA-CC.

Learn more about the Human Research Ethics Boards