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Course approvals

The process for course approvals is undergoing change as part of the New Ethics Application System. More information will be available soon. If you have questions in the meantime please contact Research Ethics at dore@sfu.ca.

COVID-19 Information

SFU Research Ethics Board (REB) Guidance during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Do I require ethics approval?

The process for course approvals is undergoing change as part of the New Ethics Application System. More information will be available soon. If you have questions in the meantime please contact Research Ethics at dore@sfu.ca.

Ethics training and resources

Introduction to Research Ethics at SFU, Zoom support, CORE tutorial, "Does my study require ethics approval?", resources for graduate students, workshops, additional resources

New Ethics Application System

** NEW** Research Ethics has launched the new Ethics Application System.

Access the New system, training resources, including videos, Zoom sessions help guides and FAQs

Ethics policies and guidelines

Institutional policies; internal REB policies; provincial, national and international policies

Forms

SFU ethics documents including consent form template, study details and COI disclosure form

Initial and continuing review

Initial application, funding information, amendments, annual renewal, study closure

Multi-jurisdictional research

Research Ethics BC (RE BC) and the Provincial Research Ethics Platform (PREP) approvals, previously approved minimal-risk research with non-RE BC partner organizations

Research Ethics Board (REB)

Submission deadlines, full board review deadlines, REB meeting information and schedule