Queen's University Health Sciences and Affiliated Teaching Hospitals Research Ethics Board
The REB review fee may be waived for: A one-time, non-refundable fee of $4,000 Canadian Dollars is required for all ethics reviews for industry funded and/or industry supported studies. The fee is also required for all in-kind support (e.g., drug, devices in kind), and external organizations seeking an independent REB review*.
- Unfunded studies
- Internally funded studies (i.e. studies funded through internal awards/grants from Queen’s University or affiliated hospitals Kingston Health Science Centre and Providence Care Centre)
- Grant funded studies from a public, charitable or not‐for‐profit organization (e.g., Tri-agency, Canadian Cancer Society, Heart and Stoke Foundation)
- Studies initiated, authored and/or conducted by Queen’s University affiliated researchers whereby the researcher owns all intellectual property and can alter the research without influence from the funder/not-for-profit organization
* A Board of Record agreement must be developed for all external REB reviews
Guidance for finance questions related to the HSREB fee
To discuss/dispute the REB fee amount/requirement:
Questions about the REB invoice and to verify the payment has been received by Queen’s:
Questions about the release of funds/accessing funds for a grant/award:
Questions about the release of funds/accessing funds for an agreement or contract (such as a Clinical Trial Agreement):
Questions about the release of funds, accessing funds, receipt of funds or payment of invoices:
Note: We have changed the term Release of Funds to Approval for PeopleSoft Research Project Set-up to better align with our campus partners.
Research Accounting Administrator
(If Tamie is not able to address your inquiry, they will direct your inquiry to the appropriate contact on their team).