Carleton University Animal Care Committee usually meets every month to discuss and give approval to proposed research involving the use of animals at Carleton. The role and responsibilities of the ACC are clearly defined in the Terms of Reference
Animal Care Protocols, Amendments and Annual Reviews must be submitted at least 2 weeks days prior to the meeting through the cu Researcher Portal.
|Submission Deadlines||Meeting Dates|
|Wed. Jan 13, 2021||Wed. Jan 27, 2021 at 1:30 pm|
|Wed. Feb 10, 2021||Wed. Feb 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm|
|Wed. Mar 10, 2021||Wed. Mar 24, 2021 at 1:30 pm|
|Wed. April 14, 2021||Wed. April 28, 2021 at 1:30 pm|
In order to use animals for research at Carleton, you must have an approved Animal Use Protocol in place.
The ACC may give conditional approval pending compliance with requested changes; final approval will be granted once provisos have been met or at the next scheduled ACC meeting.
To help you navigate the protocol process, here are the various steps:
|Step 1||Step 2||Step 3||Step 4||Step 5|
|Pedagogical or Scientific Merit Review||Training||Protocol Submission and Review||Amendments, Yearly Renewal or Closure||Post Approval Review|