Completion of Studies

April 28, 2015

Unsure of when to close your research study? Please refer to the new Completion of Study Guideline on our Ethics Forms page for more information on when, and how, to close your study.  

Sharing Our Wisdom: Holistic Aboriginal Health Initiative Conference

March 10, 2015

Join this FREE presentation of research findings on the essential roles that Aboriginal traditional health practices bring to promote better health and address health inequities experienced by Aboriginal communities. This conference is held at First Nations House of Learning at UBC on May 20th from 9AM to 4:30PM. Seating is limited. Visit for information and to sign up now.

Amendment Submissions for Thesis Title Changes NOT REQUIRED

December 12, 2014

The Office of Research Ethics in consultation with the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies and The Library Thesis Office Read More

Changes in FluidSurvey

August 18, 2014

FluidSurveys recently announced that they have been acquired by SurveyMonkey and are currently updating their Terms of Service and Read More

July 08, 2014

CAREB (the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards) 2015 in Vancouver

March 10, 2015

CAREB (the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards) 2015, held this year in Vancouver, from April 29 - May 2, is now open for registration. This year's theme is Big Data, Small World. Register by March 15th to take advantage of the Early Bird Rate. Visit for information and to register.

Study Submission Deadlines for Full Board Applications

October 28, 2014

See submission deadlines for Full Board Review applications in 2015. These only apply to applications that require Full Board review.

Human Ethics Requirements Checklist for Graduate Students

September 04, 2014

The ORE has created a ‘Human Ethics Requirements Checklist for Graduate Students’ to help them identify when they need research ethics review. This document is available here.

Brown Bag Sessions

One day each month starting Sept. 18th in Room 280, Discovery 2. See the upcoming dates and our events calendar below!

New Anti-spam legislation and research activities at SFU

Canada’s new federal anti-spamming legislation (CASL) went into effect on July 1st, 2014.  Read More

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