Submission & Meeting Dates
REB Meeting Dates and Deadlines
Two copies of research ethics applications must be submitted in hard copy to the BRI Operations Office and Director of the Bloorview Research Institute before the BRI Submission Deadline. The BRI Operations Office will forward your application to the REB one week after the BRI Submission Deadline. Additional copies may be requested for REB review.
All amendments, renewals, and reporting of unanticipated problems/ protocol deviations to previous REB-approved applications must be submitted to the Research Ethics Office for review and approval.
Deadlines for submissions to REB full board review are strictly observed. Please review the following information to ensure your application is submitted properly and on time.
2019 Ethics Submission Deadlines and REB Meeting Dates
|BRI Submission Deadline||REB Notification||Ethics Review Meeting||Meeting Location||Meeting Time|
|December 6, 2018||December 17, 2018||January 8, 2019||4E100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|January 10, 2019||January 17, 2019||February 12, 2019||5E 105||1:00 - 3:00pm|
|February 14, 2019||February 21, 2019||March 12, 2019||4E 105||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|March 14, 2019||March 21, 2019||April 9, 2019||5E 105||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|April 11, 2019||April 18, 2019||May 14, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|May 16, 2019||May 23, 2019||June 11, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|June 13, 2019||June 20, 2019||July 9, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|July 11, 2019||July 18, 2019||August 13, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|August 15, 2019||August 22, 2019||September 10, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|September 12, 2019||September 19, 2019||October 8, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|October 10, 2019||October 17, 2019||November 12, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|November 14, 2019||November 21, 2019||December 10, 2019||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
|December 12, 2018||December 19, 2018||January 14, 2020||4E 100||1:00 - 3:00 pm|
Deadlines for Full Board Review
Submissions must be received by midnight on the day of the deadline listed in the table below in order to be considered for review at the corresponding REB meeting date. Any applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next meeting date. The REB usually meets on the first Monday of the month.
Deadlines for minimal risk review - If your study qualifies for delegated review, you may submit your application anytime.
Notification of Approval
The Local Principal Investigator and the primary contact person will be sent a hard copy of the REB approval letter or notice.