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Code of Conduct for Research Involving Humans

The final report of the Tri-Council Working Group on ethical conduct for research involving humans has been submitted to the three Councils.

The Councils have since issued the " Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans."

To see the final report of the Working Group, as submitted in July 1997, look here.

Michael McDonald, co-chair of the Tri-Council Working Group, has reflected on the differences between the the Working Group's final report and the Policy Statement produced by the Councils themselves. His comments (which are his alone, and do not necessarily represent the views of the entire Working Group) are here.

See also...
Informed Consent, Confidentiality and the Law: Implications of the Tri-Council Policy Statement, by Ted Palys and John Lowman
An Editorial Henry B. Dinsdale, President of NCEHR (National Council on Ethics in Human Research)
Some comments on the new Policy particularly concerning the involvement of the Department of Justice (from "Perspectives", newsletter of the Humanities and Social Sciences Federation of Canada)

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