Research Ethics

Research Ethics Office houses four Human Research Ethics Boards and four Animal Care and Use Committees that review all human participant and animal research conducted by Faculty, students and staff of the University and various other external Institutions.

In addition to personal, institutional, scholarly or professional expectations, institutions also have to meet external accountabilities. The University is obligated to comply with the following requirements (among others):

Research ethics focuses on the participants or subjects of the research rather than on the individuals doing the research. Fundamentally, research ethics review is geared toward protecting participants by minimizing the harms or risk to which they are exposed.

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