Researchers are required to complete this online form to facilitate ethical review. This data is stored in a secure Island Health database.

Prior to completing this form:

  • please ensure that you have created a safety plan specific to resuming your research study aligned with Worksafe BC and legislative requirements (and, where applicable, with those of your institution). If your research will not require a safety plan, please describe why below in Section 4. of this form.
  • please contact any affected Island Health area and service leaders to confirm their ability to support your study at this time. To request contact information for those leaders, email research@viha.ca.

After completing this form:

  • You will receive a PDF of your responses when you submit the form.
  • Please submit this PDF with the associated research ethics application or form; your submission to research ethics will not be reviewed without a copy of the form attached. To request a copy of your responses, email research@viha.ca.
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