Emily Carr University promotes a high standard of ethics and integrity in research and scholarship.
All university-affiliated research involving human participants requires prior review and approval from the Emily Carr University Research Ethics Board (ECU-REB).
The ECU-REB works in compliance with the Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, (TCPS 2, 2018) and the Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research.
To comply with these standards, all Emily Carr University Researchers who embark on human participant research are required to complete the TCPS2:CORE 2022 (Course on Research Ethics) before receiving research ethics approval for their research.
Apply for Research Ethics Approval
The Emily Carr University Research Ethics Board (ECU-REB) receives applications for review from Emily Carr faculty members, staff, undergraduate and graduate students, and external researchers who are conducting research that involves humans at Emily Carr University.