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Submission & Meeting Dates

REB Meeting Dates and Deadlines

Two copies of research ethics applications must be submitted in hard copy to the BRI Operations Office and Director of the Bloorview Research Institute before the BRI Submission Deadline. The BRI Operations Office will forward your application to the REB one week after the BRI Submission Deadline. Additional copies may be requested for REB review.

All amendments, renewals, and reporting of unanticipated problems/ protocol deviations to previous REB-approved applications must be submitted to the Research Ethics Office for review and approval. 

Deadlines for submissions to REB full board review are strictly observed. Please review the following information to ensure your application is submitted properly and on time.

2018 Ethics Submission Deadlines and REB Meeting Dates

BRI Submission Deadline  REB Notification  Ethics Review Meeting  Meeting Location  Meeting Time 
December 7, 2017 December 18, 2017  January 9, 2018 0W220 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
January 18, 2018 January 29, 2018 February 13, 2018 5E 105 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
February 15, 2018 February 26, 2018 March 13, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
March 15, 2018 March 26, 2018 April 10, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
April 12, 2018 April 23, 2018 May 8, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
May 17, 2018 May 28, 2018 June 12, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
June 14, 2018 June 25, 2018 July 10, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
July 19, 2018 July 30, 2018 August 14, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
August 16, 2018 August 27, 2018 September 11, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
September 13, 2018 September 24, 2018 October 9, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
October 18, 2018 October 29, 2018 November 13, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
November 15, 2018 November 26, 2018 December 11, 2018 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 
December 6, 2018 December 17, 2018 January 8, 2019 4E 100 1:00 - 3:00 pm 

Download the 2018 Ethics Submission Deadlines and REB Meeting Dates chart.

Deadlines for Full Board Review

Submissions must be received by midnight on the day of the deadline listed in the table below in order to be considered for review at the corresponding REB meeting date. Any applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next meeting date. The REB usually meets on the first Monday of the month.

Deadlines for minimal risk review - If your study qualifies for delegated review, you may submit your application anytime.

Notification of Approval

The Local Principal Investigator and the primary contact person will be sent a hard copy of the REB approval letter or notice.

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