Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences Research Ethics Board (REB) oversees all research conducted by staff at Ontario Shores and our research partners. The REB approves all research studies, ensures high scientific and ethical merit and monitors current research studies.
The REB is guided by the fundamental basic value of "Respect for Human Dignity". Respect for human dignity is expressed through the following three core ethical principles which are reflected in the Tri-Council Policy Statement (TCPS-2, 2018):
- Respect for Persons
- Concern for Welfare
Terms of Reference
The Research Ethics Board follows the terms of reference, functions and responsibilities as captured in the document below.