Research Ethics Commitee

The National Circus School Research Ethics Committee (NCS-REC) is constituted in accordance with the most recent version of the Tri-Council Policy Statement: Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans and the Institutional Policy on Ethical Conduct for Research Involving Humans.

 

Mission

The mission of the NCS-REC is to ensure that the dignity of human beings, involved in research activities conducted under the authority or auspices of the NCS, is respected. To this end, the NCS' Board of Directors has entrusted the REC with the responsibility of evaluating the projects in question in accordance with ethical requirements and applicable laws.

 

Members of the REC

List of members as of July 1st, 2022

Name Position
Michel Bergeron President
Marc Sandreschi

Vice-president,

Regular member with knowledge of the laws applicable to the work of the committee

Line Giasson Secretary
Blandine Courcot Regular member with relevant expertise in the methods, fields or disciplines of research under the jurisdiction of the REC
Yves Delair Regular member with relevant expertise in the methods, fields or disciplines of research under the jurisdiction of the REC
Catherine Villeneuve-Lavoie Alternate member knowledgeable in research ethics
André Michaud Regular member from the community with no affiliation to the NCS
Hannah Griffith Member, Student at the NCS
Marceau Bidal Alternate Member, Student at the NCS

 

REC Meeting Calendar

Meetings scheduled for 2022-2023:
 
  • August 16, 2022
  • September 13, 2022
  • October 11, 2022
  • November 8, 2022
  • December 13, 2022
  • January 24, 2023
  • February 21, 2023
  • March 14, 2023
  • April 18, 2023
  • May 23, 2023

 

Current Policies (in French only)*

*The current policies are under review. Updated versions will be available shortly.

Politique institutionnelle de la recherche
Politique institutionnelle sur l'intégrité de la recherche
Politique institutionnelle sur l'éthique de la recherche avec des êtres humains
Politique insitutionnelle sur les conflits d'intérêts en recherche.


Contact the REC

If you have any questions about research ethics, you can contact us by email at  [email protected].