Note: For information
and assistance relating to completion and submission of these forms, please
refer to the Guidelines & Researcher's Handbook, the Checklists, Instructions
and Templates and the On-Line Tutorial. The Ethics Secretariat is also
available to answer questions and to provide personal assistance at (905)
525-9140 ext. 23142 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
& Guidelines for Course Instructors >
Please submit all applications to the SREC secretary,
Michael J. Wilson email@example.com GH-305/H,
ext. 23142, FAX: 905-540-8019. Applications will then be sent to the appropriate
committee for review.
Quick Guide to the
Ethics Application Submission Process
Ethics Application Form.doc The McMaster Research Ethics Board has revised the application form. It is now a combined faculty/graduate/undergraduate and staff form. Revision date is Dec. 10, 2010.
Sample Material - Please check the link to Samples and Checklists for more template material you can use to complete your application form.
Course-based (for Instructors Only - can be graduate
Viewable List of Protocol Titles Cleared by SRECs Effective
January 1, 2006, it is the policy of MREB to post a list of cleared
protocols on the Research Ethics website. Posted information usually
includes: Project Number, Title of Project: Names of Instructor/Supervisor,
Department of Instructor/Supervisor, Student Name and Department,and
Type of Project; (i.e. Undergraduate.) Researchers may request that
the title of their project be eliminated from these data. In all cases
this request will be honoured, but the researcher will be asked to provide
a reason for making the request for the information of the Board.
McMaster University has established a number of Department/Student
Research Ethics Committees (SRECs) for the review of course, individual
and honours thesis research by undergraduate students. The following documents
are the Terms of Reference for the existing Student Research Ethics Committees.
Anthropology/Religious Studies SREC
Geography/Health, Aging & Society
Psychology, Behaviour & Neuroscience
School of Business SREC