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This online version is for convenience; the official version of this policy is housed in the University Secretariat. In case of discrepancy between the online version and the official version held by the Secretariat, the official version shall prevail.

  1. Complete the “Administrative Research – Request for Approval” form.
  2. Have the project reviewed by your immediate supervisor.
  3. Submit the form, together with a copy of any surveys or questionnaires that you will use, to
  4. You will receive acknowledgment that your form was received within a day.
  5. The Office of Research Services will review your information. A decision or a request for more information will be sent to you within a week. Please note that you should not start the research activity until this approval is obtained.

The principal investigator may appeal a decision not to approve their administrative review project. The appeal will be presented to the University Secretary who will make a recommendation to the VP: Research whose decision will be final.

For more information, contact Courtney Lunt at or at 519.884.0710 x3131.


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