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Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Workshops 2017-2018

Submitted on Monday, November 13, 2017

The Office of Research Ethics is pleased to announce the following information sessions to address all types of research involving human participants in the social sciences, humanities and education:

Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Sessions

Fall 2017

Thursday, November 23 from 2 pm – 4 pm
Friday, November 24 from 10 am – 12 pm
Monday, November 27 from 2 pm – 4 pm

Winter 2018

Tuesday, February 13 from 10 am – 12pm
Wednesday, February 14 from 2 pm – 4 pm
Thursday, February 15 from 10 am – 12 pm

Location: All workshops will be in the McMurrich Building, Rm. 107 (12 Queen’s Park Crescent W.)

Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend.  Workshops will include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion.  Topics will include:

  • history and principles behind research ethics review
  • procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans
  • UT’s risk matrix for assessing participant vulnerability and research risk
  • free & informed consent, privacy & confidentiality, conflict of interest, inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • questions and discussion relating to specific projects and methods

Enrollment for each workshop is limited to 30 people. Light refreshments will be served.

Please register for Research ethics in social sciences, humanities and education at:

The research ethics workshops are eligible for credit in the School of Graduate Studies Professional Skills (GPS) Program.  To register, and for more information on GPS please visit:

For further information, please contact

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