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Research Ethics Workshop

Event Date: 2005-11-21
Lakehead University’s Office of Research, the Centre for Health Care Ethics, and the Northern Ontario School of Medicine are hosting a Research Ethics Workshop at Lakehead University on Monday November 21, 2005. This event will include presentations by Barbara McGillivray, President of the National Council on Ethics in Human Research, and Doris Cook of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. The morning sessions will focus on the Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, and provide a case study on ethics protocol review. The afternoon sessions will focus on research involving Aboriginal peoples, including a review of the new draft guidelines, a case study, and a panel discussion. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions, and discuss issues of interest during this day-long event.

Who should attend? 1) Any researcher affiliated with Lakehead University who is conducting research with human subjects, including graduate students, and members of departmental Research Ethics Committees; 2) Researchers working with Aboriginal peoples, and 3) Aboriginal Management Council members and advisors. This will be the first opportunity to discuss the challenges of developing an LU protocol for research with Aboriginal peoples. There is no registration fee for Lakehead University or NOSM faculty, staff or students.

Space is limited! To register for this event, please send an email to, or call 343-8126.