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Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities and Education Workshops 2019-2020

Submitted on Monday, October 28, 2019
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 2019
Date & Time
Monday, November 25 from 2 pm – 4 pm
Wednesday, November 27 from 10 am – 12 pm
Friday, November 29 from 2 pm – 4 pm

Winter 2020
Date & Time
Monday, February 3 from 10 am – 12 pm
Tuesday, February 4 from 2 pm – 4 pm
Thursday, February 6 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 include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Learning objectives include broadening and deepening understanding of:

  • 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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