Since its inception, the BC Ethics Harmonization Initiative (BCEHI) has rapidly gained momentum, passed some exciting milestones, and it looks forward to an exciting future. Look at its newsletter and take a short survey. Read more
Our office will be closed for the Christmas break from Dec. 25, 2017 to Jan. 1, 2018. ***Note that, the period from Dec. 15 until Jan. 1, there will be no formal reviews and approvals, although we will continue performing the other functions before the closure Read more
BCEHI - Past, Present, and Future
Amendment Submissions for Thesis Title Changes NOT REQUIRED
The Office of Research Ethics in consultation with the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies and The Library Thesis Office Read More
Funding Titles and ORE Application Titles
Grant proposals that have been peer-reviewed and funded by granting agencies Read more
Study Submission Deadlines for Full Board Applications
See submission deadlines for Full Board Review applications. These only apply to applications that require Full Board review.
Human Ethics Requirements Checklist for Graduate Students
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.
New Amendment Request Form and Guidelines
There is now a slightly modified amendment request form and guidelines in http://www.sfu.ca/ore/ethics-forms---templates.html As usual, please remember to remove any highlighting from previously approved versions and add the new highlighting to the changed portions of the amended documents.
SFU Chosen as BCEHI Coordinator
The Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research (MSFHR) has awarded SFU the role of project coordination for the BC Ethics Harmonization Initiative for one year. Read more
iPinCH Working Better Together Conference
SFU ORE participated in the "Working Better Together Conference on Indigenous Research Ethics". Read more
Research Using FluidSurveys
Please note, SFU is now offering access to a version of FluidSurveys that is hosted in Canada and meets the requirements of BC's Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Read more
Completion of Studies
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.
Brown Bag Sessions
Have a question about your research ethics application? One day each month we hold Brown Bag sessions to answer your questions. See the upcoming dates and our events calendar below!
*Note that dates are subject to change depending on availability.