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Contact

Chair - Dr. Daniel Séguin - msvu.ca 

Vice-Chair - Dr. Will Shead - msvu.ca

Research Ethics Coordinator - Brenda Gagné -  msvu.ca 

UREB Membership (2019-2020)

UREB Members                

Stream

Term Ends      

Dr. Dan Séguin,  CHAIR

Arts & Science

June 30, 2021

Dr. Will Shead, VICE-CHAIR

Arts & Science

June 30, 2021

Ms. Brenda Gagné

Research Ethics Coordinator, ex officio

n/a

Dr. Aibing Xia

Member at large

June 30, 2020

Dr. Ardra Cole (to Dec. 31/19)

Education

December 31, 2019

Dr. Christine Doe

Education

June 30, 2022

Vacant

Dept with Graduate Program

TBD

Mr. Justin Hiltz

Community

June 30, 2022

Dr. Sara King (January 2020)

Education

June 30, 2022

Dr. Christine Lackner

Arts & Science

June 30, 2021

Ms. Megan Muise

Community

June 30, 2021

Dr. Ian PottieMember at largeJune 30, 2021
Dr. Juliette ValckeMember at largeJune 30, 2022
Dr. Jeff YoungProfessional StudiesJune 30, 2020

Mr. Kenneth Long

Community

June 30, 2022

Vacant

Knowledge of Law

TBD

Dr. Karen Blotnicky

Professional Studies

June 30, 2022

UREB Meetings and Deadlines:









If your ethics proposal requires a Full-Committee Review, please ensure that the proposals are received a MINIMUM of 3 weeks prior to the UREB Meeting.

Researchers must allow sufficient lead time for Research ethics review and approval prior to beginning any research with human participants. No research can begin until research ethics approval is granted. Please factor in time for revisions/clarifications to your application when developing your research timeline. Due to the volume of minimal risk ethics applications that are received and processed, researchers may reasonably expect initial comments from UREB reviewers within 30 days from the receipt of the application. Initial comments will be comprised of requests for revisions/clarifications, additional supporting documentation, or approval for the application for ethics approval as presented. Researchers should make every effort to highlight requested revisions/clarifications in some form (e.g. bold, highlight or track-changes option). By clearly indicating where revisions/clarifications have been made, the reviewers are able to locate these quickly, resulting in a quicker reply. For research ethics applications that exceed minimal risk (full committee review), the UREB must receive your application at least 3 weeks prior to the meeting. Your application will be adjudicated at the meeting and the Chair will then advise of the outcome within ten working days of the meeting (approval as presented, or revisions/clarifications required, or unable to approve as presented.) The rationale will be provided by the Chair.

2019 UREB Meeting Dates

February 28, 2019 - Evaristus 403

March 28, 2019 - Evaristus 403

April 17, 2019 - Evaristus 403

May 31, 2019 - Evaristus 403

June 17, 2019 - Evaristus 403


*All applications that require full committee review must ensure that the full application package is received 3 weeks prior to the meeting date.

**Meetings in July and August will only be scheduled if required for full committee reviews or other time-sensitive Committee issues.