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Athabasca University

Gail Leicht

Research Ethics Officer


Phone: (780) 675-6718
Toll Free: 1-800-788-9041 ext. 6718
Fax: (780) 675-6722

Postal Address:
University Research Services
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca AB T9S 3A3


Advice and referrals on enquiries, initial screening/pre-meeting feedback to applicants, review scheduling, oversight on follow-up requirements arising from Research Ethics Board decision.

I began with Athabasca University since 2008, first in the Research Centre. I then spent 5 years in the Centre for Learning Accreditation as a portfolio mentor. I made my way back to the Research Centre in the role of Research Ethics Officer in 2014. I am responsible for the management and administration of the Research Ethics Board and ethics approval processes for research involving human participants at the University; ensuring compliance with the Tri-Council Policy Statement Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans and related university policy and procedures. I am happy to answer your queries regarding research involving humans and ethics requirements. Please do not hesitate to contact me at any time.

Updated December 18 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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