IMPORTANT MINIMAL RISK STUDIES:  ​Minimal risks studies are eligible for delegated review. Please allow up to 4 weeks AFTER submission for the Research Ethics Board to provide you with a decision on your protocol.

 "Have you completed the Tri-Council Policy Statement Online Tutorial???? Effective August 31, 2012, in order to submit a protocol, you must complete the TCPS2 Online Tutorial. A Certificate of Completion must be provided with your protocol submission."   Please follow the link to log on and create an account  Please use your Nipissing e-mail address!!!



All Protocols MUST be submitted through the ROMEO online database. The REB will NO LONGER ACCEPT older version Protocols.  

To access all Ethics forms - sign into the ROMEO system by clicking: 


Additional forms not in the Romeo system:

Statement of Confidentiality - to be used for Research Assistants, transcribers etc.
Informed Consent Instructions - instructions on what should be included in the Participant Information Letter

If you are external to Nipissing University/Canadore College and wish to conduct research with Nipissing or Canadore faculty, staff or students, you must first obtain approval from the Nipissing University Research Ethics Board.  

Complete a Request for Institutional Approval form, attach your home institutions approved protocol, ethics clearance letter/certificate, include all corresponding appendices.  Submit an electronic version to for consideration.