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Athabasca University

Research Ethics Board

The Athabasca University Research Ethics Board (REB) is an independent decision-making board. It has been established to review all proposals for research involving:

  1. Living human participants (and their data)
  2. Human biological materials derived from living or deceased individuals where research is conducted:
    • by members of the university community, or in collaboration with them
    • using university resources (e.g., research space, material, equipment, human resources, research funds)
    • at or under the auspices of the university by external researchers

REB reviews conform to the requirements of the federal Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2 (2014)) and related AU Policy and Procedures.

Board members

  • Carolyn Greene, Chair
  • Simon Nuttgens, Vice-Chair
  • Ali Akber Dewan
  • Cheryl Kier
  • Michael Lithgow
  • Saud Taj
  • Barbara Wilson-Keates

Community member

  • Heather Halpenny

Updated June 18 2019 by Research

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