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Health Research Ethics Authority Act

Research ethics

Before submitting your application, please note that all health research involving humans must be reviewed by the Health Research Ethics Board (HREB):

Health Research Ethics Authority ​​​Act 

  •               (d) "health research involving human subjects" means activities whose primary goal is to generate knowledge in relation to human health, health care and health care systems, and involving human beings as research subjects, health care information respecting human beings and human biological material;
  •               (e) "human beings as research subjects" includes human remains, cadavers, tissues, biological fluids, embryos and foetuses, and records pertaining to them


Please visit for more information about submitting an application.

Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
20 University Drive, Corner Brook, NL
A2H 5G4, Canada

Office: FC4020-4027
Phone: (709) 637-7193