Members of the University of Waterloo community must ensure the safety and welfare of participants are adequately protected and their research complies with the:
- Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS2), TCPS2 Interpretations, and Summary of revisions in TCPS 2 (2018)
- University of Waterloo Statement on Human Research (PDF)
- Office of Research Ethics guidelines and policies
- Guidelines of various governmental and professional organizations.
Please use the Waterloo Ethics Process to the right to guide you by clicking on the step in the process where you need more information.