Auspices of the Institution Conducted by researchers affiliated with the institution in any location, or conducted by researchers from outside the institution and involving the staff, students, faculty, or resources of the institution
CIHR Canadian Institutes of Health Research
Conflict of Interest The incompatibility of two or more duties, responsibilities or interests (personal or professional) of an individual or institution as they relate to the ethical conduct of research – such that one cannot be fulfilled without compromising another.
Course-Based Research Activities assigned to students within the context of a course that meet the definition of research but are not conducted for a research purpose. The intent of these activities is usually to give students experience in the conduct of research (e.g. surveying other students outside of class, observing people at a concert, etc.) and to provide material for a course-related project.
Course-Related Research Activities assigned to students within the context of a course that meet the definition of research but are not conducted for a research purpose. The intent of these activities is usually to give students experience in the conduct of research (e.g. surveying other students outside of class, observing people at a concert, etc.) and to provide material for a course-related project.
Emancipated Minors Persons under the age of majority (which may differ by jurisdiction) who have beed granted legal independence from any parents or guardians
Impracticable Incapable of being put into practice due to degree of hardship or onerousness that jeopardizes the conduct of the research-it does not mean mere inconvenience
Naturalistic Observation where the activities of one or more individuals are observed where they normally occur, for research purposes
NSERC Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada
PHIPA Personal Health Information Protection Act
PIPEDA Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Reasonable Expectations Of Privacy If individuals have reason to expect that information about themselves will normally only be accessed by people within a select group (e.g. family, friends, co-workers members of an online support group), then they may have a reasonable expectation of privacy.
REB Research Ethics Board
SSHRC Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
TCPS
Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans
Vulnerable Circumstances Vulnerable circumstances can be caused by limited capacity, or limited access to social goods, such as rights, opportunities and power. Anyone can find themselves in vulnerable circumstances at some point in their life.
WAIS Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
WISC Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children