Ethics (WREM) Applications


In order to use OurBrainsCAN, please make sure to include the sections below in your WREM application or make the necessary amendments in existing protocols.

Recruitment

Methods (ensure they have the following if they don’t already have it):
Brochures, flyers, posters, website, recruitment database.

Include the following in the appropriate sections: 
We will also use “OurBrainsCAN: University of Western Ontario’s Cognitive Neuroscience Research Registry” (REB 111944). The BrainsCAN research coordinators will support recruitment by posting information about the research study in OurBrainsCAN website (OurBrainsCAN.uwo.ca) and distribute brochures/flyers/posters at relevant events, in public places, by liaising with community partners, and through other communications, including social media.  

Website: 
OurBrainsCAN.uwo.ca, Facebook, Twitter 

Recruitment Database: 
“OurBrainsCAN: University of Western Ontario’s Cognitive Neuroscience Research Registry” (REB 111944)

Data Storage

Participant management, including storage of contact and demographic information, will be on the secure Ripple platform managed by BrainsCAN.

Letter of Information

Please include:
Your contact and demographic information, will be stored in a secure, password-protected database. If you would like to be contacted about future research studies for which you (or your child) may be eligible, you can choose to have your information entered into “OurBrainsCAN: University of Western Ontario’s Cognitive Neuroscience Research Registry”. This is a secure database of potential participants for research at the University of Western Ontario that aims to enrol 50,000 volunteers over a period of 5 years. The records are used only for the purpose of recruiting research participants and will not be released to any third party.

Consent Form

Add the following statement:
Do you consent to entering your information into “OurBrainsCAN: University of Western Ontario’s Cognitive Neuroscience Research Registry” (REB 111944) to be contacted about future research studies for which you (or your child) may be eligible?

Yes, I already signed-up ☐

Yes     ☐

No      ☐

 

 


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