Research involving human participants conducted by faculty members and graduate students under the auspices of the University of Toronto must be reviewed and approved by a University of Toronto Research Ethics Board (REB) prior to its commencement.

Faculty of Information Guidelines on Submission of Applications for Ethics Approval

  • For Faculty, Status-Only Appointees, and Post-Doctoral Fellows – Fifteen (15) business days
  • For Graduate Students – Ten (10) business days
  • For Courses, Including Independent Reading Courses -Twenty (20) business days

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

My Research Human Protocols (MRHP)

University of Toronto Research Ethics Policies and Guidelines