Ethics Application Form Descriptions

GREB

Application Name Description
REB Quality Initiative Screening Tool Complete this form to determine if your project is considered research or Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement or Program Evaluation (QA/QI/PE). QA/QI/PE studies are projects undertaken to assess the performance of a program, organization, group, faculty, or department. QA/QI/PE projects are conducted internally and for operational and/or administrative purposes per TCPS 2 Article 2.5. Projects that qualify as QA/QI/PE will be granted a formal exemption via email to seek REB review in TRAQ.
GREB - General Research Ethics Board Standard Application Form Complete this form for standard research in Social Sciences or Humanities.
GREB - Instructor Course- Based Research Assignment Application Complete this form if you are an instructor and you wish to oversee the conduct of course-based student research assignments, in accordance with the Students Course- Based Research Assignment Guidelines. Updated September 2016.
GREB Secondary Use of Data Application Form Complete this form when conducting research on secondary data sets that were initially collected with an associated research ethics clearance and for publicly available anonymous data. Refer to the ‘GREB Secondary Use of Data Application Form for Data Sets Initially Collected with an Associated Research Ethics Clearance and for Publicly Available Anonymous Data Guidelines’ posted on GREB’s website to determine if you are eligible to use this form.
GREB Self-Study Application Form Complete this form for research where self-study is the only type of research being conducted. Research that includes an element of self-study in combination with other forms of research should use the standard application form available through TRAQ. At the university, the most common use of self-study is in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). However, not all SoTL is self-study nor is all self-study SoTL. NEW FORM - as of July 31 2017

HSREB

Application Name Description
REB Quality Initiative Screening Tool Complete this form to determine if your project is considered research or Quality Assurance, Quality Improvement or Program Evaluation (QA/QI/PE). QA/QI/PE studies are projects undertaken to assess the performance of a program, organization, group, faculty, or department. QA/QI/PE projects are conducted internally and for operational and/or administrative purposes per TCPS 2 Article 2.5. Projects that qualify as QA/QI/PE will be granted a formal exemption via email to seek REB review in TRAQ.
HSREB Non-Recruitment Application Form Complete this form for Health Sciences research studies that are NOT ACTIVELY RECRUITING participants with the exception of case reports. Form activated January 12, 2019, updated May 2019.
NEW HSREB
Intermediate Application Form
Complete this form for research studies that involve interviews, surveys, questionnaires, focus groups/sharing circles or evaluation/assessment. Form activated May 5, 2019.
HSREB Standard Application Form Complete this form for clinical trials, interventional research, studies involving invasive contact or the performance of a physical task (e.g., exercise, KINARM, motion capture). Form activated in May 2018, updated May 2019.