Emily Carr University Research Ethics Board

Emily Carr University promotes a high standard of ethics and integrity in research and scholarship. All university-affiliated research and scholarship involving human participants requires review and approval of the university’s research ethics board.

New! This blog post describes new ideas and resources for researchers at Emily Carr University: "Designing and Informing Consent to Research"

Other important resources from the ECU-REB are found here:

The ECU-REB acts in compliance with the Second Edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, updated in 2014 (TCPS 2) and the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research (The Framework).

To comply with these standards, all Emily Carr University Researchers who embark on human participant research will complete the TCPS2:CORE (Course on Research Ethics) as part of the ECU-REB approval process.

2018-19 Members of the ECU-REB

The ECU-REB is an independent committee that is charged by the President with the responsibility of ensuring the University’s research adheres to the highest standard of conduct in research involving human participation.

  • Chair - Cameron Cartiere, Associate Professor, Faculty of Culture + Community, Emily Carr University
  • Vice Chair - Keith Doyle, Assistant Professor, Emily Carr University
  • Christian Blyt, Associate Professor, Emily Carr University
  • Nick Conbere, Assistant Professor, Emily Carr University
  • Alla Gadassik, Assistant Professor, Emily Carr University
  • Mimi Gellman, Associate Professor, Emily Carr University
  • Richard Hill, Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Studies, Emily Carr University
  • Rob Stone, Professor, Emily Carr University
  • Community Member - Otto Kamensek, Artist; Arthritis Research Advocate
  • Community Member - Cecily Nicholson, Poet; Surrey Art Gallery Programmer
  • External Member - Dr. Dónal O'Donoghue, Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy, UBC

Coordinator - Lois Klassen

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