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For Sheridan Researchers

For Sheridan Researchers 


REB Steps:

  1. Review the Sheridan Human Participants Policy.
  2. Complete REB Application Form (see forms below).
  3. Complete Tri Council Tutorial and provide certificate of completion. This is a requirement with your application. This tutorial may take two to five hours to complete.
  4. Provide all required supporting documentation (see below), if applicable.
  5. Submit an original signed hard copy of the REB Application Form to the Sheridan Research Office. (Trafalgar Campus in Room J103h) or send original copy via internal mail.
  6. Also submit complete application (with supporting documentation) in electronic format,
    to include all necessary signatures to the attention of Kirsten Madsen.


Application Forms:

  • Multi-Site REB Application Form: Projects may involve research at numerous locations, not all owned and operated by Sheridan. For projects that are conducted at Sheridan and another college participating in the Multi-site REB coordination program, a single Multi-site Form may be completed in exchange for the conventional ethics application. In cases where research is conducted at other colleges, universities, or external businesses that do not belong to the Multi-site initiative, separate ethics approval applications are required for each site.


Supporting Documentation (If Applicable):

• Sheridan Consent Template (Appendix D): Suggested Elements for Letters of Invitation and Research Consent Forms
Liability Waiver
Audio or Video Taping Consent Form
Student Risk Analysis Sheet
Sheridan Student Confidentiality Agreement
Focus Group Confidentiality Agreement 


Other Documentation That May Be Required As Per Application:

  • Letter of Support from Academic Supervisor (if applicable)
  • Liability Waiver (if applicable)
  • Evidence of REB approval from other institutions and/or agencies where this research is being conducted (if applicable)
  • Letter(s) of support from collaborating agencies/institutions/companies (if applicable)

On Completion of Research

For successful applicants, on completion of your research you will receive a reminder email to send a brief conclusion report. Please use this link to complete and send your final report - Project Conclusion Form.

For more information:

Contact the Sheridan Research Ethics Board