The Office of Research Ethics and Compliance offers administrative support to the Carleton University’s Research Ethics Boards (CUREB), works with researchers to ensure their research projects respect and comply with all applicable policies and guidelines, including those of the Tri-councils (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC), specifically the Tri-council Policy Statement on the Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.

On behalf of the REB’s the Office manages the protocol lifecycle, including protocol submission, approval and monitoring for the research involving human participants at the University and its affiliates. All research involving humans conducted by faculty, staff or students at Carleton University must be approved by a CUREB.

There are two Research Ethics Boards at Carleton:

Please note: Board expertise will also be taken into consideration when protocols are submitted to CUREB-A or CUREB-B for review, see the specific Board page for more information.