Research Integrity and Ethics
Memorial University and the Faculty of Medicine are committed to excellence in scholarly activities and as such are committed to ensuring that the highest standards of ethical conduct and scholarly integrity are understood and practiced by all members of the research community.
Research with Human Participants
Ethics of Research Involving Human Participants Policy
Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans – TCPS 2 (2018)
What needs ethics approval?
Ethics Application Screening Tool - It is recommended that researchers complete this tool prior to accessing an application form on the researcher portal.
Ethics approval for Health Research - Includes definition and examples of health research
Health Research Ethics Authority
Research Ethics Boards
Health Research Ethics Board (HREB)
Interdisciplinary Committee on Ethics in Human Research (ICEHR)
Applying for Ethics Approval
All applications for ethics approval have to be submitted electronically through the Researcher Portal. The website also includes training manuals and videos on how to use MUN's researcher portal.
Research Involving Animals
Animal Care Committee
What requires Animal Care Committee approval?
Animal Care Services
Training and Orientation