Research Ethics System questions? Contact researchethics@uwaterloo.ca


Vanessa Buote

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 30321

  • advisor for:
    • Department of Psychology (clinical program, cognitive neuroscience program, developmental program, Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT)
    • Department of Kinesiology
    • Faculty of Mathematics
    • Games Institute
    • Schlegel-UW Research Institute for Aging (RIA)
    • Survey Research Centre (SRC)
  • contact for studies being conducted in Waterloo region schools

Joanna Eidse

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 37163

  • advisor for:
    • Department of Psychology (cognitive psychology program, industrial/organizational (I/O) program, social psychology program)
    • School of Public Health and Health Systems
    • Renison University College
    • St. Jerome's University
    • Conrad Grebel University College
    • St. Paul's University College

Cindy Futher

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 35278

Julie Joza

Director, Research Ethics, ext. 36005

  • contact for:
    • problems associated with human participant research (adverse events, protocol deviations, incidental/secondary findings)
    • agreements with Canadian or other institutions
    • overall operation of the Research Ethics office

Karen Pieters

Manager, Research Ethics, ext. 30495

Heather Root

Senior Manager, Research Ethics, ext. 30469

Erin Van Der Meulen

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 37046

  • advisor for:
    • Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
    • Faculty of Arts (excluding Psychology)
    • School of Pharmacy
    • Basillie School of International Affairs
    • Centre for International Governance Innovation
  • contact for research that will be partnering with Indigenous communities