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Office of Research Ethics is launching a newsletter for researchers doing human participants’ studies, where you can receive periodic updates on REB announcements, new policies and forms, and other relevant information. This is a useful way to stay informed about the latest news and resources from the Office of Research Ethics and learn about the ethical standards and best practices for conducting human participants’ studies.

To join the email list, all you have to do is fill out the signup form and click SUBSCRIBE. You will start receiving email updates from the Office of Research Ethics as they are posted. You can unsubscribe at any time if you wish.


The Office of Research Ethics 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 life-cycle, 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.