Responsible Conduct of Research
Our institution is committed to upholding the highest ethical standards in research. Applied Research and Innovation
offers training, consultation, and other supports to ensure that research undertaken by staff, students, and
faculty is conducted in a responsible and ethical manner. Our policies are in alignment with the requirements of
the Tri-Council agencies (NSERC, SSHRC and CIHR).
The Panel on Research Ethics provides an online tutorial, Course on Research Ethics which is an introduction to
the 2nd edition of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS-2). It
consists of eight modules focusing on the guidance in TCPS-2 that is applicable to all research regardless of
discipline or methodology.
Persons conducting research at or in partnership with our institution are required to meet institutional policy
and responsible conduct of research requirements. Researchers should familiarize themselves with the following
If you have any questions about our research policies, please contact:
Tri-Council Financial Compliance
If you have questions about our research policies or require more information on responsible conduct of research, please contact: