Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans, 2nd Edition (TCPS2)

The Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS or the Policy) is a joint policy of Canada’s three federal granting agencies - the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

Ethics Office Resources

New: Drop-in REB Support for CSAHS

Questions about the REB process? Need help with the REB applications or revisions?

Fridays 10am-noon on Microsoft Teams. Alternative times by appointment.

Contact Brianne Gayfer ( for more information.

Brown Bag Lunches

Brown Bag Lunches - Held each Tuesday. A casual interaction with the Manager of Research Ethics – bring your lunch and your questions – no appointment needed. Note: Please check the main Brown Bag Lunches page for any upcoming cancellations or schedule changes.

Guest Presentations for Classrooms

In-class or departmental presentations by the Manager, Research Ethics available upon request from or X56606.

Individual Consultations

Make an appointment to discuss your project with the Manager. Contact