Policies and Procedures

Integrity in Research and Scholarship Policy
This policy defines the integrity framework for research and scholarship at Dawson College, and describes the education, guidance and support it provides to members of the college community. The College expects all those involved in, or associated with the research enterprise to adhere to accepted standards of integrity in their research activities. This policy endorses the standards of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Integrity in Research and Scholarship (1994, hereafter TCPS-IRS), in conjunction with the collective agreements of unionized personnel of the College.

Policy for the Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans
This College policy abides by the Tri-Council Policy Statement and expresses Dawson’s commitment to adhere to recognized standards for the ethical conduct and institutional oversight of all research involving humans

Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans
The TCPS 2 (2022) describes the principles, standards and procedures for governing research involving human participants in Canada.

Fonds de recherche du Québec (FRQ) Policy for the Responsible Conduct of Research
This policy refers to the conduct of expected of researchers carrying out research activities or activities in support of research.

Tri-Agency Framework: Responsible Conduct of Research
The RCR Framework describes policies and requirements related to applying for and managing Agency funds, performing research, and disseminating results, and the processes that institutions and agencies follow in the event of an allegation of a breach of an Agency policy.

Last Modified: August 1, 2023