Emily Carr University Research Ethics Board Policies and Guidelines

Emily Carr University Policies and Procedures concerning educational research. 

The following documents describe educational research at Emily Carr University.
5.1 Ethics in Research
5.1.1 Responsible Conduct of Research: Integrity + Scholarship Procedures
5.1.2 Research Involving Humans Procedures
5.1.3 Conflict of Interest Procedures
5.2 Intellectual Property

Tri-Council Policy Statement: Second Edition Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2), updated in 2018

In carrying out Ethics in Research policies, Emily Carr University is guided and in compliance with the Tri-Council Policy Statement. The TCPS2, 2018 is found here - http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/eng/home.html

TCPS 2:CORE Tutorial

The online tutorial TCPS 2: CORE (Course on Research Ethics) is an introduction to the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2), updated in 2014. TCPS 2:CORE provides an overview of Canadian research ethics guideliness for researchers. The TCPS2:CORE is found here - http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/eng/education_tutorial-didacticiel.html

 Two additional TCPS2 modules are available for researchers involved in research with Indigenous people, knowledges and territories, as well as researchers involving multi-jurisdictional research. If either of these areas are part of your research, you are advised to view these tutorials as well. (Scroll down on the TCPS2:CORE page to find links to the pdf's of "Module 9: Research Involving First Nations, Inuit & Metis Peoples of Canada" and "Module 10: Multi-Jrisdictional Research".

The certificate of completion of TCPS2:CORE is required of all Emily Carr University researchers who are conducting primary research with human participants, and is recommended for all ECU-REB members. Appicants to the ECU-REB must include a digital file of their certificate with their applications.