About Us

What We Do

As part of the BC Academic Health Science Network, we support a province-wide, harmonized system for research ethics reviews of studies conducted in multiple geographic areas involving the resources, people, patients or data from more than one BC research institution. Find out more about us.



Find out if you're eligible to apply for harmonized ethics review of your new multi-jurisdictional study.

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How to Apply

In 2018, we introduced a new online system for harmonized ethics reviews. Now, you can apply through the new Provincial Research Ethics Platform (PREP).

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What's New

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Save the Date: BC Research Ethics Virtual Symposium

Please save the dates October 21-22, 2020 to join us for our Research Ethics Symposium, this year hosted virtually through Zoom. Registration for this event will be updated on this page.                                                 […]

Register now: BC COVID-19 Research & Collaboration Symposium, Sept 1-2, 2020

You’re invited to participate in the two-day BC COVID-19 Collaboration and Research Symposium, which will bring together health, education, social sciences and humanities researchers and other key stakeholders focused on the impacts of COVID-19 and its associated public health measures on populations, public health, health services and other sectors throughout BC. This event will be held virtually […]

BC AHSN News: July 2020

Read the July edition of the BC AHSN News! Stories include an update for our BC COVID-19 Research Inventory, a new video received by the BC Emergency Medicine Network, updates from SPORCast, a new online platform called the Peers Model Network, and more! Read the issue here