Contact Us

Correspondence with respect to your specific ethics application must be directed to dore@sfu.ca

Please be sure to include the ethics application number to which the email refers in the "subject line" of the email between square brackets, i.e. [2013s0000] and this will ensure that your correspondence will be automatically included in your application.

 

ORE Staff

Dr. Jeff Toward, Director

The Director is responsible for carrying out the administrative requirements of SFU Policy R20.01 and the Tri-Council Policy Statement 2: Ethics Conduct in Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2) and for communicating the concepts of and requirements of ethical conduct in research to faculty members, staff and students.

Email: jtoward@sfu.ca

Phone: 778-782-6593

Dr. Dina Shafey, Associate Director  

The Associate Director works in collaboration with the Director to ensure that the administrative requirements of SFU’s Ethics Policy R20.01 and the TCPS 2 are met. The Associate Director assists researchers and expedites the preparation of their research and course approval ethics applications prior to submission to the Research Ethics Board (REB).  The Associate Director ensures that the concepts and requirements of ethical conduct in research are communicated to faculty members, staff and students. The Associate Director conducts educational and training session for Faculty, students and staff regarding the ethical review requirements, process and guidelines.

Email: dshafey@sfu.ca

Phone: 778-782-9631

 

Sarah Bennett, Manager

Manages the ethics review process and serves as a principal point of guidance and consultation to faculty members, staff and students on the interpretation and implementation of human research policy and provides advice and training to researchers with respect to the ethics application and review process. Conducts initial reviews of applications for completeness and compliance of SFU REB 20.01 and TCPS2 policies.

Email Sarah: sarah_bennett_2@sfu.ca

Phone: 778-782-3447

 

Janet Yule, Coordinator

Coordinates and provides administrative support for the processing and review of initial applications and post-approval activities. Conducts initial reviews of applications for completeness and compliance to institutional, national, and international policies. Responds to inquiries with respect to ethics applications.

Email:  janet_yule@sfu.ca

Phone: 778-782-5719

 

Brittney La Pietra, Coordinator

Coordinates and provides administrative support for the processing and review of initial applications and post-approval activities. Conducts initial reviews of applications for completeness and compliance to institutional, national, and international policies. Responds to inquiries with respect to ethics applications.

Email: blapietr@sfu.ca

Phone: 778-782-6618

 

 Angela Tai, Ethics Assistant

Assists with preparing REB materials. Provides clerical, database and web maintenance support. Monitors term of approvals and updates application status by uploading additional and/or revised documents with respect to amendments. Responds to inquiries and problems pertaining to the ORE database. Reviews and approves minor administrative amendment requests on behalf of the REB. Responds to inquiries with respect to ethics applications.

Email:  angela_tai@sfu.ca

Phone:  778-782-5326

 

Where are we located?

The Office of Research Ethics is located in the Discovery 2 building across the street from Fraser International College. 

Street address: 8900 Nelson Way, Burnaby BC V5A 4W9

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