U of T Policies and Guidelines


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.

University of Toronto Research Ethics Policies and Guidelines

The Research Ethics and Protections website has been designed to handle the majority of general questions related to ethical conduct of research. If you cannot find an answer to your general question, please phone the main number, at 416-946-3273 or email ethics.review@utoronto.ca

University of Toronto, Office of Research and Innovation, Research Ethics and Protections

Research Design–based Guidelines

Research Issue–based guidelines

Ethical Conduct and Related Guidelines

Research Policies

Researchers’ Guide to Regulations: Animals

Additional University of Toronto Policies and Guidelines