Human Research Ethics Board
One of La Cité’s missions is to promote the advancement of knowledge, the integrity and the applied research excellence in accordance with the highest scientific and ethical standards. In order to do so, it promotes the responsible conduct of research. It ensures that human dignity is respected and human rights are protected during its research activities involving humans.
This role is held by Ms. Janie Dupont, Research and Innovation Office Clerk. She carries out the following tasks, alongside the Board President:
- General operations
- REB plenary meetings
- Delegated evaluations
- Record retention and confidentiality
- Information and training for the college community
Note that any research activity with human participants must be reviewed on ethical grounds and approved by the REB prior to its beginning. In general, no funding can be used for a research activity involving human participants without ethical approval of that activity by La Cité’s REB. However, in certain circumstances, exceptions can be made after consultation with the REB, for example when initial steps are required prior to the recruitment phase, in order to allow for the preparation of tools to be used during the research with human participants.
In order to submit an initial or ongoing request for an evaluation, or to find out more about ethics in research with human participants, please send an email at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nazila KhalkhaliSubstitute member who has expertise in relevant research disciplines, fields and methodologies covered by the REB
|Lynnda Proulx||Vice-President, Member who has expertise in relevant research disciplines, fields and methodologies covered by the REB|
|Liane Leclair||Member who has expertise in relevant research disciplines, fields and methodologies covered by the REB|
|Valérie Albert||Member who is knowledgeable in the relevant law|
|Mariana Nunez||Member who is knowledgeable in ethics|
(member of the community)
|Community member with no affiliation with La Cité|
|Annabel Forgues||Substitute member who has expertise in relevant research disciplines, fields and methodologies covered by the REB|
|Maxime Forget-Lamarche||Substitute member who is knowledgeable in the relevant law|
|Marie Buy||Substitute member who is knowledgeable in ethics|
(member of the community)
|Substitute community member with no affiliation with La Cité|
REB’s Meeting Calendar
June 3, 2019
August 26, 2019
September 30, 2019
October 28, 2019
november 25, 2019
Janurary 20, 2020
Feburary 24, 2020
March 23, 2020
Administrative Directive PED-13
Enacted on April 19, 2017, following a decision from the President’s Council, this directive ensures the application of rules and principles overseeing the respect of human dignity and the protection of human rights in La Cité’s research activities with humans. To read the directive PED-13 (french).
Official documents and forms
- Information and Consent Form (.docx)
- Ethical assessment application form
- Form for the continuing research ethics review
- Participating in Research: Educational Resources
In order to submit a request or for any information regarding the ethics of research with human participants, please contact Janie Dupont at 613 742-2483, ext. 2595 or by email at the following address: email@example.com. Pavilion B, Room B3160, 801, Aviation Parkway, Ottawa, Ontario K1K 4R3.