Research Ethics Board (REB) Useful Links

Canadian Research Ethics

The National Council on Ethics in Human Research (NCEHR - Canadian)

Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB)

CIHR: Secondary Use of Personal Information in Health Research: Case Studies

A Framework for Ethical Decision-Making

Principles for Developing a Canadian Governance System for the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans (PRE)

Applied Ethics Resources on the WWW

The Ontario Institute for Cancer Research

N2 Network of Networks (Standard Operating Procedures – SOPs)


International Research Ethics

The Nuremberg Code (International)

ICH Guidelines (International Conference on Harmonization of Technical Requirements for Registration of Pharmaceuticals for Human Use)

OHRP: International Compilation of Human Research Subject Protections

SIDCER: (WHO - Strategic Initiative for Development Capacity in Ethical Review)

World Health Organization: National Bioethics Committees contact information

Council for International Organizations of Medical Sciences (CIOMS – International)

UNESCO Unit on Ethics of Science and Technology: “Global Ethics Observatory”

Research and Privacy

Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA)

The Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA)

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)

Toronto Academic Health Science Network

CIHR Best Practices for Protecting Privacy in Health Research

Internet Research

Privacy Commissioner: Best Practices in Survey Research

Ethical Guidelines for Research Online

Ethical & Legal Aspects of Human Subjects Research on the Internet

Research with Children and Adolescent Populations

United Nations: Convention on the Rights of the Child

Best Practices for Research Involving Children and Adolescents

Online Tutorials

Privacy for Researchersfor all Individuals Conducting / Involved in any type of Research

European Network of Research Ethics Committees (EUREC) - Training Materials

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