Research Ethics Application

Submitting an Application

  1. Complete a research ethics application. Please see the CBU REB Application Instructions  for further information.
  2. Include all relevant forms such as interview guides and/or an informed consent form
  3. Student researchers are now required to complete the TCPS 2 Tutorial and submit proof of completion as part of their application.
  4. Students are required to have their application reviewed and approved by their supervisor. The supervisor and student’s signature must be submitted as part of the application.
  5. Students may opt to use the CBU REB Application Instructions document as a way to draft their application for their supervisors’ approval.
  • You should receive a confirmation email that your application has been received 72 hours after it has been submitted.
  • Contact Nicole MacDougall, CBU REB Administrator, at if you have any further questions.
  • The CBU REB aims to have applications processed between 2-3 weeks. However, during peak times, there may be longer wait times. Applications that are partially incomplete will take longer to process.

Any research involving human participants requires approval from the CBU REB prior to the start of the research project.

Questions? Contact  (902) 563-1107.




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