North West, USask sign agreement to establish Research Ethics Review Process


North West College and the University of Saskatchewan have signed an agreement that will see USask establish a Research Ethics Review Process for North West’s research activities. Under the agreement, USask will act as North West’s Research Ethics Board as the college embarks on applied research. North West representatives will join the University Research Ethics Approval Board and college staff will have access to advanced training. “[This agreement] is a signal of our commitment to the highest standard of research and of our belief that participation in applied research is an essential component of higher education,” said North West President Dr Eli Ahlquist. “This partnership provides the foundation for our growth in applied research.”

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