Who is this for?
Anyone who wishes to conduct research or teaching involving human participants or animals under the auspices of the University of Toronto (U of T).
What do I need before I can begin?
For research or teaching projects involving human participants or animals, you must have the following.
- A finalized project plan that has undergone a peer review (scientific merit/pedagogical merit)
- Review and approval by University of Toronto Research Ethics Board (human participants) or Local Animal Care Committee (animal)
Any research or teaching involving human participants or animals, whether done on University of Toronto (U of T) premises or not, requires prior review and approval by a Research Ethics Board or Animal Care Committee.
For research activities involving human blood collection, please see Human Blood Sample Collection for Research Purposes.
- To ensure all research and teaching conducted at U of T involving human participants and/or animals conforms to all applicable guidelines and policies enforced by the University, government and external regulatory bodies