REB frequently asked questions


  • What is REB and what is its function?

  • How do I know if my project qualifies as a research project?

  • I have a research project as part of the class I am teaching. Do I need REB approval?

  • My research project will take two years. Will my ethics approval cover the entire period of the project?

  • Do I need to do anything special when at-risk individuals are potential participants?

  • What if I already have approval from another institution's REB?