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.

Please note that the last day to submit an Ethics Protocol Application for review is December 3, 2018. Applications submitted after this date will be reviewed in January 2019.

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)

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University of Toronto Research Ethics Policies and Guidelines