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 (TCPS 2).
Research Ethics Boards (REB)
- Laurentian University
- Lakehead University
- Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
- Health Sciences North
- St. Joseph’s Care Group
Lakehead University and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Science Centre have a harmonized process between their Research Ethics Boards. For information about this process, 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 application through the ROMEO Research Portal system. For Instructions see the ROMEO Systems Login User Guide. Please ensure you indicate “Faculty of Medicine” under the department in the ROMEO system.