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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Academic Regulations E. Course Information E.5 Ethics of Human Studies
E.5 Ethics of Human Studies

The University is concerned with safeguarding the rights of people in the conduct of its affairs both on and off campus. Students may be requested to serve, on a voluntary basis, as human research subjects as part of a course. In such instances, the course outlines must describe the students' expected roles as subjects. Courses may also follow the pedagogical practice of assigning students to serve as apprentice researchers, e.g., interviewing community members. In all course work dealing with human studies, ethical guidelines with respect to risks and benefits, informed consent, deception, privacy and confidentiality must be followed both by students and their instructors. Students should be referred to departmental ethics committees for information in regard to ethical safeguards. For more information on ethics and compliance visit research.ucalgary.ca/conduct-research/ethics-compliance.