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Policies, Guidelines & Resources



Health Research Ethics

TCPS2 – 2nd Edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.

Research involving humans or their data which is conducted at AU, or which is conducted by AU researchers elsewhere, is reviewed to ensure compliance with the TCPS2.  The research may also be subject to meeting additional local requirements imposed either by AU or the institution or geographic region in which the research takes place.

PRE – Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics


Online TCPS2:CORE Tutorial

The TCPS2:CORE tutorial is “highly recommended” for all AU researchers, research supervisors, and REB members and is now mandatory for all graduate students conducting research with humans. NOTE when registering for the tutorial: AU does not appear on the Institutions dropdown list. Therefore, AU registrants must select “Other” at the bottom of the list and enter “Athabasca University” manually in order to enable registration.

TCPS2 Pre-recorded Webinars, Various Topics 

Research Ethics Presentation 2014


Updated February 09 2018 by Student & Academic Services

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