Research Ethics System questions? Contact researchethics@uwaterloo.ca


Heather Dekker

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 41506

  • advisor for: 
    • Faculty of Engineering

Joanna Eidse

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 47163

  • advisor for:
    • Department of Psychology (cognitive psychology program, industrial/organizational (I/O) program, social psychology program, clinical program, cognitive neuroscience program, developmental program, Centre for Mental Health Research and Treatment (CMHRT))
    • School of Public Health Sciences 
  • contact for studies being conducted in Waterloo region schools

Jean Flanagan

Senior Manager, Animal Research and Teaching Facilities, ext. 31919

  • animal facility operations and animal care emergencies
  • per diem charges
  • technical service, education, and training requests
  • import and export of animals
  • special equipment needs

Cindy Futher

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 45278

Julie Joza

Director, Research Ethics, ext. 41063

  • 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

Asima Naeem 

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 41067

  • advisor for:
    • Department of Kinesiology
    • School of Pharmacy
    • Faculty of Mathematics
    • Games Institute

Karen Pieters

Manager, Research Ethics, ext. 41495

Heather Root

Senior Manager, Research Ethics, ext. 41469

Erin Van Der Meulen

Research Ethics Advisor, ext. 47046

  • advisor for:
    • Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
    • Faculty of Arts (excluding Psychology)
    • Affiliated Colleges (Renison University College, St. Jerome's University, Conrad Grebel University College, St. Paul's University College)
    • Basillie School of International Affairs
    • Centre for International Governance Innovation
  • contact for research that will be partnering with Indigenous communities