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Panel on Research Ethics

Navigating the Ethics of Human Research

In 2001, Canada's three federal research agencies, CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC, jointly created the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics (PRE or the Panel) as part of a collaborative effort to promote the ethical conduct of research involving human participants.

The Panel develops, interprets and implements the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS).

What's New

Available: free print copies of TCPS 2 (2014) (August 2016)

TCPS 2 CORE Tutorial: Two New Modules Released in .pdf Format (April 2016)

New Additions to TCPS 2 Interpretations (February 2016)

New Members Appointed to the Panel on Research Ethics (January 2016)

The Panel on Research Ethics – Activities and Resources for 2016 (December 2015)

Survey for REB Members (November 2015)