Try the NEW online TCPS tutorial!
What is TCPS? Who needs to know about TCPS? Where is information on TCPS?
- TCPS is an abbreviation for Tri-Council Policy Statement for Ethical Conduct for Research involving Humans.
- Now there is a new online tutorial for TCPS. It is an excellent educational tool and particularly useful for new researchers and graduate students. The direct link is www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/english/tutorial
- For full details of the TCPS guidelines go to http://www.pre.ethics.gc.ca/eng/education/tutorial-didacticiel/
- All human subject research at UBC must adhere to TCPS guidelines. TCPS covers research involving the recruitment of human subjects in person, by mail-out or internet. TCPS also applies to research involving human tissue and personal data collected on human subjects.
All research proposals involving human subjects need ethical approval before the research starts. Please check out the information relating to the UBC Research Ethics Boards by visiting http://www.ors.ubc.ca/home