PROCESS ◦ INITIATE before research begins. ◦ MAINTAIN throughout. ◦ ONGOING FREE ◦ Undue influence ◦ Conflict of Interest INFORMED ◦ Consent documents Information letters Recruitment Written consent scripts
Directly identifying data Indirectly identifying data Coded information Anonymized information Anonymous information Maintained “within the extent permitted by ethical principles and the law”
PROTOCOL ◦ Application to Involve Human Participants ◦ Recruitment documents ◦ Consent Document(s) ◦ Surveys/questionnaires ◦ Debriefing ◦ Permission from external agencies ◦ Signature page.
Keep it simple. DO NOT submit your grant proposal, thesis proposal. Avoid jargon in all documents but particularly those to go to participants. Read guidance documents beforehand. Use your Ethics Office – we’re there to help.
Full Board Review Delegated Review Revisions will be required ◦ work with the ethics office ◦ communication
Sandy Auld Director, Research Ethics Office of Research X56606 firstname.lastname@example.org