Research Ethics Board

The purpose of the North Bay Regional Health Centre (NBRHC) Research Ethics Board (REB) is to ensure that all research involving human subjects is conducted according to ethical principles and procedures, and adheres to organizational, legal and regulatory ethical and scientific standards while operating in an environment sensitive to diversity.

Mandate

Research ethics norms are governed by a set of commonly held and valued ethical principles. As the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS) has been adopted as a national standard, the North Bay Regional Health Centre Research Ethics Board subscribes to, and is guided by, these seven principles:

  • Requirement for Free and Informed Consent
  • Respect for Vulnerable Persons
  • Respect for Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Respect for Justice and Inclusiveness
  • Balancing of Harms and Benefits
  • Minimizing Harm
  • Maximizing Benefit

All research undertaken at or under the auspices of the North Bay Regional Health Centre involving living human participants or human biological materials must conform to the ethical principles of research as articulated by the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, 2010. This applies to staff, physicians or students, regardless of where the research is conducted.

Tri-Council Policy Statement 2: Course on Research Ethics (CORE) Tutorial

Meeting Frequency: Fourth Tuesday of every Month (Except July & August)
Submission Deadline: Second Tuesday of the Month

Contact:

North Bay Campus
50 College Drive
P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, Ontario
P1B 5A4

REBoffice@nbrhc.on.ca

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North Bay

50 College Drive,
P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, ON
P1B 5A4
Tel: 705-474-8600

Sudbury

680 Kirkwood Drive,
Sudbury, ON
P3E 1X3
Tel: 705-675-9193
Fax: 705-675-6817

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