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Ethical & Hazard Identification Guideline for Classroom and Research Projects Conducted at York University

Ethical & Hazard Identification Guideline for Classroom and Research Projects Conducted at York University

It is important to identify and address any ethical issues or hazards that may be associated with any classroom or research projects funded through York University.  The policies formulated by the University to address these hazards are intended to serve as joint protection for the faculty member, the participants, and the University.  The responsibility of […]

Guidelines: Research Conducted in Hospital/Clinical/Medical Facilities

Guidelines: Research Conducted in Hospital/Clinical/Medical Facilities

With a few exceptions, research conducted within a hospital or in conjunction with a hospital and/or medical facility requires REB approval from both the medical facility and the York REB (the HPRC). Given that the Hospital/Medical facility REB will have greater clinical expertise with regards to reviewing the protocols, the YORK REB requires the Hospital/Medical […]

Guidelines: Surveys and Research in an Online Environment

Guidelines: Surveys and Research in an Online Environment

1. Surveys in an online environment Researchers conducting surveys on-line must obtain consent from the participants. Recognizing that obtaining a signature is not feasible; researchers are advised that consent must be obtained in an alternate manner. Implied consent, meaning that participants do not explicitly consent to participate by signature or by virtue of completing the […]

Biological Agents

Biological Agents

The Biosafety Committee (BSC) at York has jurisdiction over all research involving biohazardous and/or biological agents that is conducted on campus. It is the BSC's mandate to ensure that such research is conducted in a manner consistent with the relevant regulations and guidelines including but not limited to PHAC's Canadian Biosafety Standard, 2nd Edition. It […]

Animals

Animals

All research involving animals is governed by provincial legislation (Animals for Research Act and national Guidelines (Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC)). The Animal Care Committee (ACC) at York University has jurisdiction over all research involving animals conducted – on and off campus - by York University faculty, staff and/or students. It is the ACC's […]

Human Participants

Human Participants

UPDATES (January 20, 2023) Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – TCPS 2 (2022) The Secretariat on Responsible Conduct of Research has released the new Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – TCPS 2 (2022). Please note that the TCPS 2 (2022) replaces the TCPS 2 (2018).  The current Senate Policy […]

Research Services

Research Services

The Office of Research Services (ORS) provides a full suite of services to York faculty members in their pursuit of research, scholarship and creative endeavours. ORS works closely with Faculty based research officers to help connect researchers to internal and external sources of research funding.  ORS also supports applications to institutional research funding and research awards. From application to award, ORS […]

Key Documents for Researchers

Key Documents for Researchers

York University is offering up to $250,000 for COVID-19 research proposals  York University announces funding for new COVID-19 research projects Submission of Research Applications and ORS Checklists Connect with Research & Innovation at York University 

Research Ethics

Research Ethics

UPDATES (January 12, 2024) ORE Launches Online Office Hours Starting on January 17th 2024, the Office of Research Ethics will host virtual office hours via Zoom every Wednesday between 12 pm - 1 pm. Join Zoom meeting to attend virtual office hours (opens in new window) Meeting ID: 938 0724 3625 Please drop in if you […]