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Forms, Policies, Procedures and Related Documents

Forms, policies, procedures, and other documents are developed by various committees and groups to ensure that consistent research practices and processes are followed by Conestoga faculty, staff, students and external participants. These documents are updated on a regular basis.

Applied Research

The CARI office develops and maintains the documents related to the conduct of research. All research policies are reviewed and approved by the Research Board, Policies & Procedures Committee and the Academic Coordinating Committee.

Applied Research Documents
Document Name Effective Date Revised / Reviewed Date
Applied Research Policy (pdf) 11/11/2003 9/4/2014
Completing Proposals and Applications for Research Funding Policy (pdf) 9/24/2014
Completing Proposals and Applications for Research Funding Procedure (pdf) 9/24/2014
Conflict of Interest in Research Policy (pdf) 3/27/2006 9/4/2014
Environmental Protection within Research Policy (pdf) 9/25/2014
Intellectual Property Policy (pdf) 4/10/2013
Research Integrity Policy (pdf) 3/24/2006 4/10/2013
Research Involving Animals Policy (pdf) 11/01/2003 9/24/2014
Research Involving Chemical, Biological, or Radioactive Hazards Policy (pdf) 3/01/2006 9/24/2014
Research Project: Principal Investigator Checklist (pdf)
Student Rights in Research Policy (pdf) 3/27/2006 9/4/2014

Research Ethics

The Research Ethics Board develops and maintains the documents related to the assessment and management of research ethics. All research ethics policies are reviewed and approved by the Research Board, Policies & Procedures Committee and the Academic Coordinating Committee.

Research Ethics Documents
Document Name Effective Date Revised / Reviewed Date
Above Minimal Risk Research (pdf) 4/14/2011
Adverse Events Reporting (pdf) 3/23/2012
Application Signature Page only (pdf) 6/23/2011
Application to Involve Human Participants in Research (docx) 2/10/2011 10/10/2011
CCITAL REB and MREB Agreement for Review of Studies on Experimetrix (pdf) 9/23/2010 11/10/2010
Change Request Form 4/4/2006 4/11/2012
Checklist for Review of Information Letter and Consent Form 5/10/2007 12/1/2011
Common Ontario College REB application form (docx) 2/9/2012
Definition of Research Scope of Responsibilities (pdf) 10/9/2008
Designing and Implementing Recruitment Processes at Conestoga CITAL (pdf) 3/23/2012
Ethical Conduct in Research Involving Humans (pdf) 3/27/2006 6/16/2011
Ethics Review of Student Course- Based Research Projects Involving Humans (pdf) 3/7/2010 5/20/2010
Instructions for Preparing Information Letters or Consent Forms (docx) 9/8/2009
Instructor Request for Ethics Approval of a Course-Based Research Project 4/2011 6/7/2011
Locally Responsible Investigator Form for External Investigators/Researchers 4/22/2008 2/2011
McMaster/Mohawk/Conestoga Coordinated Review (pdf) 11/16/2009 12/6/2011
Reconsideration and Appeals (pdf) 3/13/2012
Research Categories: REB and CCITAL Requirements and Data Collection Categories (pdf) 4/25/2012
Retention of Researcher Records (pdf) 5/10/2012
Retention of REB Records (pdf) 5/10/2012
Sample Consent Form Focus Group Data Collection (docx) 3/8/2012
Sample Consent Form Interview Data Collection (docx) 3/8/2012
Sample Consent Form Survey Data Collection (docx) 3/8/2012
Sample Statement on Confidentiality of Web-Based Surveys (docx) 11/14/2008 9/21/2011
Sample Wording Re Confidentiality of Focus Groups (docx) 9/8/2009
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