How to submit an application

Full REB Review
  • Criteria: Default procedure for all research projects involving human participants
  • Submission dates: First 3 working days of month
  • Number of copies needed: 2
  • Evauation time: 6 weeks
Minimal Risk Review
  • Criteria: Risks must not be higher than those lived in every day life (see website for restrictions)
  • Submission dates: First 3 working days of month
  • Number of copies needed: 2
  • Evauation time: 5-7 weeks
Expedited Review
  • Criteria: Projects already approved by another REB or minor revisions to a previously approved project
  • Submission dates:None
  • Number of copies needed: 1
  • Evauation time: 3-4 weeks
Request for Release of Funds (1B)
  • Criteria: Request to release research funds for non-participant related activities (e.g., research tools, literature review)
  • Submission dates: None
  • Number of copies needed: 1
  • Evauation time: 1 week
Application for Course Outline
  • Criteria: Request must be submitted by the professor when students are asked to do research involving human participants within the context of a course
  • Submission dates: 4-6 weeks before classes begin
  • Number of copies needed: 1
  • Evauation time: 2-3 weeks
Application for secondary use of data
  • Criteria: Projects using data originally collected for purposes other than the current research (e.g., school or criminal records, private association archives, company’s internal documents)
  • Submission dates: None
  • Number of copies needed: 1
  • Evauation time: 2-3 weeks
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