The Office of Research Ethics offers onsite lectures and workshops to UBC researchers throughout the academic year.
Contact us to request a custom lecture.
1. Roadmap to UBC Ethics Review Process
This is an introductory presentation on the processes of ethics review at the UBC REBs. Topics discussed include: Minimal risk vs Above minimal risk Research, Clinical vs Behavioural Applications and the BC Harmonized Ethics Review process (click links in text to jump to specific topics).
**NEW Please note that June 2022 RISe system underwent an upgrade. Navigating RISe has slightly changed, for more details please see here
2. Navigating the RISe ethics application- Part 1
This video will cover how to navigate in our RISe online ethics application platform for Pages 1-4A, the common pages for both Clinical and Behavioural applications. Please click here to see video on youtube, timestamps are located in the description. Other topics includ: Accessing RISe, RISe homepage explained, How to jump between pages, study homepage and Application review process.
3. Navigating the RISe ethics application- Part 2 Clinical application
This is a continuation to the previous video and will discuss the pages specific to the Clinical Application. Pages 4B-End will be discussed as well as how the Principal Investigator submits the application for Dept Review and approval. Please click here to see video on youtube, timestamps are located in the description.
4. Submission Tips
The following video discusses application review cycle at UBC, Submission tips, Consent forms, Proviso response, Operational approval and Post approvals. Please click here to see video on youtube, timestamps are located in the description.
5. Joint Faculty of Graduate Studies/Office of Research Ethics Workshops
Separate workshops on social science/behavioural and clinical research ethics are periodically offered to graduate students in partnership with the Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Pathways to Success Program.
Tailored lectures are available by request for individual departments and courses. Please contact the Office of Research Ethics for more information: