Research Ethics Board

Contact Us


Dr. Jason Ivanoff Orshy Torok
Chair Research Ethics Officer
Research Ethics Board Office of Research Ethics
Sobey Building 246 Atrium, Room 202
Phone: 902-491-6345 Consultation:
Email: /902-420-5728
  Continuing Review: /902-420-5728
Julia Rodgers  
Program Assistant  
Office of Research Ethics  
Atrium, Room 202  
Phone: 902-420-5710  
Dr. Michele Byers  Nicole Carter
Member Member
Sociology & Criminology Reference and Research Librarian
Dr. Ashley Carver Dr. Scott Edgar
Member Member
Sociology & Criminology Philosophy
Brendan Grue Keif Godbout-Kinney
Member Member
Engineering Sociology & Criminology
Dr. Randy Hart
Dr. Jamie Livingston
Member Member
Sociology & Criminology  Sociology & Criminology 
Lindsay Logie Dr. Audrey MacNevin
Member Member
Community Sociology & Criminology
Iva Pauker Dr. Veronica Stinson
Member Acting Chair
Community Psychology
Jayne Wark Dr. Russell Westhaver
Member Member 
Art History Sociology & Criminology 


Courier Address:    
Saint Mary's University
Office of Research Ethics                         
923 Robie Street, AT 202                          
Halifax, NS, B3H-3C3                                    

NSCAD Applicants:
You may send your application to either:        
1) Directly to the SMU Office of Research Ethics
2) NSCAD, Attn: Meireille Bourgeois
    Granville Campus, Duke Block
    Office of Academic Affairs and Research
    5163 Duke Street, D 301
    Halifax, NS B3J 3J6                                  
SMU Submission drop off locations (4 copies):

  1. Office of Research Ethics, Atrium Building, Room 202
  2. Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research Office, Atrium Building, Room 210
  3. Psychology Department Office, McNally South, Room 323


Animal Care Committee (SMU ACC):

The SMU ACC ensures that no use of animals for display, teaching, research or testing is commenced without prior SMU ACC approval for a written animal use protocol and that all uses of animals for research or testing have been found through independent peer review to have have scientific merit and that all uses of animals for display or teaching have been found through independent peer review to have pedagogical merit.  In its work, the SMU ACC abides by the regulations and guidelines of the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC).

The following can be used as contact information for the SMU ACC:

Connie Clarke, Animal Care Coordinator
Science Safety Officer
Science Building, Rm. 225
Phone: 902-491-6446

Dr. Kathy Singfield, Chair of the Animal Care Committee
Associate Dean of Science – Curriculum
Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry
Science Building, Rm. 216
Phone: 902-420-5663



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