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Research Ethics/ Animal Care

All research involving human participants is required to adhere to the national standards for research ethics as outlined in the Tri Council Policy Statement Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2 2014).

Research Ethics Boards (REB)

Recently, Lakehead University and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre completed a harmonization process between their Research Ethics Boards. For information about how this process will affect NOSM researchers please click on the following link: Demystifying the process, Harmonization between Lakehead University and TBRHSC.

Note, when applying for Ethics approval through Laurentian or Lakehead University, you must submit your applications through the ROMEO system.  Follow the ROMEO Systems Login User Guide. Please ensure you indicate “Faculty of Medicine” under the department.

Animal Care