Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines

Submission Deadlines: New Research Protocols

Deadline for receipt of all new research protocol submissions, including studies that qualify for delegated review are on the submission deadline dates listed below. The submission must be received by 4:30 pm. During COVID-19 restrictions please follow instructions for submitting found at Submission Requirements.

We now accept Full Board and Delegated submission 20 days prior to the Submission Deadline.

Submission and Meeting Dates for 2020/2021

Submission Deadline Dates

Meeting Dates

January 5, 2021     January 25, 2021
February 1, 2021 February 22, 2021
March 1, 2021 March 22, 2021
April 6, 2021 April 26, 2021
May 3, 2021 May 31, 2021
June 7, 2021 June 28, 2021
No meeting in July
July 26, 2021 August 23, 2021
September 7, 2021 September 27, 2021
October 4, 2021 October 25, 2021
November 1, 2021 November 22, 2021
November 29, 2021 December 13, 2021

* NOTE: The August Meeting submission deadline is now 4 weeks prior to the Meeting date

Amendments and Annual Approvals requiring full board review:

Deadline dates for submitting amendments and annual approvals for full board review is the same as per the above table.

Tabled protocols:

Deadline for the response to a research protocol that has been previously reviewed and Tabled by the Research Ethics Board is one week prior to the meeting dates as listed above. The submission must be hand delivered or sent via courier to the REB office.

Amendments, Annual Approvals and other study related materials that do not require full board review:

All other requests for review and/or approval can be submitted at anytime. These submissions can be sent via internal mail, Canada Post or courier to the REB office.

NOTE:  You must also contact the  institution(s) or organization(s) (e.g. Health Sciences Centre, St. Boniface Hospital, WRHA, CADAM Lab, Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, Manitoba Health, etc.) where research activities will be conducted and/or services  accessed to determine the submission requirements/deadlines specific for conducting research at that facility.

Please note that by September 1, 2011 all submissions made to any of the five (5) University of Manitoba Research Ethics Boards (REBs) for protocol review and approval will require completion of the   TCPS 2: Course on Research Ethics (CORE).  Please include a copy of the certificate with your submissions.