Interdisciplinary Committee on Ethics in Human Research (ICEHR)


As of April 1, 2017, TCPS2: CORE Certificates of Completion will be required for principal investigators and supervisors (if applicable) at the time of submission, and for all project team members who will collect data and/or otherwise have contact with human participants, prior to the application being approved.


ICEHR reviews research originating at the St. John's campus from researchers in the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences, Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Applied Science, and Science; the Schools of Human Kinetics and Recreation, Music, and Social Work; Institutes and Special Divisions (excluding the Health Research Unit and the Centre for Applied Health Research); and other areas of the university such as the QEII Library and Student Wellness and Counselling Centre.

Applications for review must be made via the Researcher Portal. To access the portal please follow this link.

Other Research Ethics Boards

If your research does not fit into any of the above categories, or you are not affiliated with Memorial's St. John's campus, you may need to consult with the Health Research Ethics Authority (HREA), if your research may be health-related, or the Grenfell Campus Research Ethics Board (GC-REB), if you are affiliated with Memorial's Grenfell Campus in Corner Brook. 



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