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.

iPinCH Working Better Together Conference

SFU ORE participated in the "Working Better Together Conference on Indigenous Research Ethics". 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.  

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.

Due to recent vacancies in our office we are experiencing longer than normal turnaround times for ethics applications. We are sorry about any frustrations this may cause. Contact us at if you have any questions or concerns. 

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