Research Ethics


Human Investigations Committee (HIC) Researchers are required to submit proposals for review by one of two Research Ethics Boards (REBs): the Human Investigations Committee (HIC) for medical and biomedical research and the Interdisciplinary Committee for Ethics in Human Research (ICEHR) for all other research.

Interdisciplinary Committee for Ethics in Human Research (ICEHR) More about ICEHR.

National Council on Ethics in Human Research NCEHR operates under the umbrella of the Coordinating Committee made up of: the Deputy Minister of Health Canada, the Presidents of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada as well as the President of NCEHR. This site hosts the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.

Research at Memorial University This site contains valuable links to research at this university, the Atlantic Innovation Fund (AIF/AIP), information for researchers, and the media guide & information centre.