The Community Research Ethics Office (CREO) aims to strengthen and support community research by responding to the needs of community researchers to easily access an ethical support and review process.
Our purpose is to offer a supportive environment that encourages community researchers to participate and collaborate in a process of reflection that promotes awareness of ethical issues and maximizes ethical conduct of research.
CREO’s work aligns with the three core principles in the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans (TCPS 2). CREO includes a fourth principle reflecting the impact research has on communities as well as individuals. Our four core principles are:
Respect for Persons
Concern for Welfare
Concern for Justice
Respect for Community
Click the link below to see a chart that illustrates how these four principles are aligned with community research ethics: CREO’s principles chart
CREO is pleased to welcome FOUR new Board members to our team!! The new members bring a breadth of knowledge and a passion for ethics! Please welcome: Ryan Huckle, Eva Dabrowska, Elizabeth Vainionpaa and Gillian Alton to the Community Research Ethics Office!26 February, 2014
The Community Research Ethics Office has had the benefit of funding for several years now and has been able to offer ethics reviews for a nominal fee. However, CREO’s funding is coming to an end. In our need to become sustainable, it is time for us to increase our fees. So the new fees will be [...]12 January, 2014