Research Ethics in the Health Sciences Info Session 2014-2015

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The Office of Research Ethics is pleased to announce the following informational sessions to address all types of research involving human participants in the health sciences:

Fall 2014: 
Health Sciences Tuesday, November 18 10 am – 12 pm
Health Sciences Wednesday, November 19 2 pm – 4 pm
Health Sciences Thursday, November 20 10 am – 12 pm
Winter 2015: 
Health Sciences Tuesday, February 24 2 pm – 4 pm
Health Sciences Wednesday, February 25 10 am – 12 pm
Health Sciences Thursday, February 26 2 pm – 4 pm

Location: All workshops will be in the McMurrich Building, Rm. 107 (12 Queen’s Park Crescent W.)

Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops will include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Topics will include: history and principles behind research ethics review
• procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans
• UT’s risk matrix for assessing participant vulnerability and research risk
• free & informed consent, privacy & confidentiality, conflict of interest, inclusion/exclusion criteria
• questions and discussion relating to specific projects and methods

Enrollment for each workshop is limited to 25 people. Light refreshments will be served.

Please register for research ethics in health sciences:

The research ethics workshops are eligible for credit in the School of Graduate Studies Professional Skills (GPS) Program. To register, and for more information on GPS please visit:

For further information, please contact or
We are also available to speak in research seminars, by invitation: please contact us if interested.

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