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Glossary

Commonly Used Abbreviations

Agencies: refers to the three federal research Agencies (CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC)
CIHR: Canadian Institutes of Health Research
NSERC: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
REB: Research Ethics Board
SSHRC: Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
TCPS 2: Second edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – also referred to as the Policy.