All research involving human subjects
requires approval from the appropriate University ethics board. It may take several weeks for this process to be completed.
Please check the deadlines of the different ethics boards and plan your
Students should not begin any work on their projects until:
- They have completed the Course on Research Ethics (CORE)
student researchers (graduate and undergraduate) are required to
complete the CORE education prior to commencing any research activities
CORE program is an on-line interactive program with eight modules that
can be completed in about 4 hours. Users must register into the Queen's
database using their UserID@queensu.ca
email address, await an activation code by the CORE program, and then
begin. On first entry, users are invited to be part of a knowledge-based
pre- and post- research study. Thereafter, it is easy and a great
experience. Access the CORE Tutorial here
- Written approval has been secured from the appropriate ethics board.
Instructions on how to prepare your ethics submission to the SKHS Unit REB for approval to proceed with the research is available here