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Research Ethics Interpretation and Education Initiatives launched by the Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics

Ottawa (October 18, 2011)

TCPS 2 Interpretations now available
The Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics (the Panel) is pleased to share its first selection of TCPS 2 interpretations, compiled from responses to questions of general interest. These interpretations can be found at http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/eng/policy-politique/interpretations/Default/. Further interpretations will be added periodically.

TCPS 2 Webinars to begin in November
Starting in November, the Panel will offer a series of webinars on TCPS 2 topics identified by the research community. All webinars will be presented live, once in English and once in French, and then posted on the Panel’s website for viewing at your convenience. Invitations to join a live webinar will be sent two weeks in advance of each presentation.

Upcoming Webinars:

  • What’s New in TCPS 2? (November)
  • Scope of Research Ethics Review (December)
  • Governance of Research Ethics Review (January)
  • Research involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada (February)
  • Clinical Trials (March)

For more information about the Panel, please contact:

Secretariat on Research Ethics
350 Albert, Ottawa Ontario, K1A 1H5
(613) 996-0072
secretariat@pre.ethics.gc.ca
www.pre.ethics.gc.ca