Policies, procedures, and research regulations

Yukon University
YukonU REB Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

Yukon University has adapted the Networks of Networks (N2) and the Canadian Association of Research Ethics Boards (CAREB) Research Ethics Board Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). These have been adapted for YukonU SOPs.   They are compliant with applicable Canadian and US regulatory and ethics guidance criteria. They facilitate researcher understanding of the REB processes and regulatory requirements. 

YukonU REB SOP's (pdf)

Table of Contents

Section 100

Section 200 and 300
Section 400 and 500
Section 600 to 900
Glossary and References

This section provides a list of Yukon University REB SOPs that apply to research involving human subjects. This has been adapted from the N2/CAREB-ACCER REB SOPs. 

Glossary of Terms

Section 100: General Administration

Section 200: REB Organization

Section 300: Functions and Operations

Section 400:  Reviews of Research

Section 500: Reviews Requiring Special Consideration

Section 600: REB Communication and Notification

Section 700: Informed Consent

Section 800: Responsibilities of Investigators

Section 900: Quality Management


NOTE:  If you are planning on doing research in the Yukon, Northwest Territories or Nunavut you require a research license before doing any work.


Yukon Scientists and Explorers Licence applications available at Science and natural resources, Research and monitoring, email scientists.explorers@yukon.ca or phone the manager of Museums and Heritage 867-667-3660 or toll free 1-800-661-0408 ext. 3660

Northwest Territories

Research Licence that is administered by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), Scientific Services Office in Inuvik, NT email: researchlicensing@gov.nt.ca.  Research in the NWT is regulated by policies set out the GNWT.


Scientific Research Licence that is administered by the Nunavut Research Institute, Manager, Research Licensing in Iqaluit, NU  email: mosha.cote@arcticcollege.ca