Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some of the usual REB processes described below have been temporarily changed. For the most up to date information on REB operations, please see the REB COVID-19 Information and Updates page.
Studies are granted Research Ethics Board (REB) approval for a maximum of one year and must be renewed in order to continue. To extend REB approval for a further one year period, a continuing review request must be submitted to the research ethics office, located at 250 Yonge St., 6th floor. It is the responsibility of the principal investigator to ensure that a complete continuing review form is submitted to the REB prior to the study expiration date.
Please follow these instructions to request a continuing review or renewal for a study: