The Human Research Participant Protection Program at McMaster University and Affiliated Hospitals

Research involving human participants is premised on a fundamental moral commitment to advancing human welfare, knowledge and understanding. As a research intensive institution, McMaster and its affiliated hospitals embrace this commitment.

  • Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board: If you are a faculty member, a staff member, or a student in the Faculty of Health Sciences, &/or you are conducting research at Hamilton Health Sciences & St. Joseph's Healthcare, or its affiliated sites and programmes, please go to:< HIREB >
  • McMaster University Research Ethics Board: If you are a faculty member, a staff member, a student conducting research involving human participants, and are not in the Faculty of Health Science or McMaster affiliated hospitals, please go to: < MREB >