Sunday, November 14, 2010

UofT Upcoming Research Ethics Workshops

Posted upon request of the Office of Research Ethics. A great opportunity for those of you planning on doing research involving humans. I'm going to ask if he can come and speak to the class as well, though it may be a bit late notice for that. TBC!

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Research Ethics in the Social Sciences, Humanities, and Education
Workshops 2010-2011

The Office of Research Ethics is pleased to announce the following workshops to address all types of research involving human participants in the social sciences, humanities, and education:

Fall 2010:
Date Time
Social Sciences and Humanities Tuesday, November 23 2pm - 4pm
Social Sciences and Humanities Wednesday, November 24 10am - 12pm

Winter 2011:
Date Time
Social Sciences and Humanities Wednesday, February 23 10am - 12pm
Social Sciences and Humanities Tuesday, March 1 2pm - 4pm

Location: All workshops will be in the McMurrich Building, Rm. 107 (12 Queen’s Park Crescent W.)

Faculty members, graduate students, and staff are invited to attend. Workshops will include a presentation with opportunities for questions and discussion. Topics will include:

  • history and principles behind research ethics review
  • procedures under Tri-council policy statement: Ethical conduct for research involving humans
  • UT’s risk matrix for assessing participant vulnerability and research risk
  • free & informed consent, privacy & confidentiality, conflict of interest, inclusion/exclusion criteria
  • questions and discussion relating to specific projects and methods

Enrollment for each workshop is limited to 25 people. Light refreshments will be served.

Please register at: http://link.library.utoronto.ca/course_registration/course_signup.cfm?affiliation=ethics

The research ethics workshops are eligible for credit in the School of Graduate Studies Professional Skills (GPS) Program. To register, and for more information on GPS please visit:
http://www.sgs.utoronto.ca/informationfor/students/profdev/gps.htm

For further information, please contact dean.sharpe@utoronto.ca
I am also available to speak in research seminars, by invitation: please contact me if interested.

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