Resources for Research Participants

The Panel on Research Ethics has launched two resources specifically designed for research participants.

Taking Part in Research Brochure

Frequently Asked Questions for Participants

Research Ethics Training Resources

Panel on Research Ethics – TCPS 2 CORE Tutorial

The TCPS 2: Course on Research Ethics (CORE) is a self-paced educational and training resource for researchers, students, research assistants, REB members and members of the research community.

Although the Dawson College REB does not require researchers and student-researchers to complete the tutorial at this time, it is nonetheless a beneficial resource and highly recommended. When registering for the tutorial select Dawson College as your institutional affiliation and use your Dawson College email (

MSSS – Didacticiel en éthique de la recherche

The MSSS Tutorial in Research Ethics was launched in 2005, and revised in 2012, this online tutorial was developed specifically for REB members and staff. While the online tutorial deals with numerous pertinent national- and international-level issues and texts in the regulation of ethical research, it focuses on those issues and texts that are of particular concern in the Quebec context.

Last Modified: March 24, 2020