Ethics: Research involving Humans
Applications From: Faculty / Graduate Students / Staff / Undergraduate Students (when your supervisor WILL be using your research data)
Research Ethics Board (REB) applications and modification requests from
those outlined above are submitted using online forms in the ROMEO system. ROMEO allows you to track your application as it moves through review
and provides access to all your approved files for future reference and submission of Annual Reports.
Applications From: Undergraduate Students (when your supervisor will NOT be using your research data)
REB applications from this group will be reviewed and approved by your department level research ethics committee (REC). To apply for such a review, use the MS-Word based “Request for Ethics Review Form” (found under ‘Forms’ on the left hand side of this webpage). Submit this application directly to your department REC; do NOT use the ROMEO online system.
ROMEO Online REB Application System:
Need Help? Contact Paul Barnard at REB@wlu.ca or at 519-884-0710 x3131.
REB applications submitted between June 27 - July 12 will experience slower than normal processing times.
Minimal Risk REB Applications submitted via ROMEO are normally processed in 10 working days.
Tri-Council Policy Statement 2: online tutorial (MANDATORY)
If you plan to pay research participants and funds are required in advance of the subjects' participation, use the Research Participant Advance form
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