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All research activities associated with the College must receive appropriate College approval prior to commencement, i.e., no research or other study involving human subjects, animals, biological hazards or radioactive materials, or having any environmental impact may be undertaken unless approval has been given by the appropriate body: Research Ethics Board (human subjects), College Animal Care Committee (animals) or the Dean or Associate Dean, Science & Technology (biohazards, radioactive materials or environmental impact).
See list below for policies relevant to the conduct of research and scholarly activity at Douglas College (Administration Policies).
The Interagency Advisory Panel on Research Ethics (PRE) has developed an online introductory tutorial on the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS 2). (Research involving humans.) It is self-administered and publicly available via PRE's website. For access to the tutorial, go to: https://ethics.gc.ca/eng/education_tutorial-didacticiel.html
Contact the Office of the Vice President, Academic and Provost if you are engaging in the following kinds of research: