Ted Palys has been appointed a senior fellow at the Centre for Free Expression (CFE) at Toronto Metropolitan University. Palys is one of Canada’s leading authorities on research confidentiality.
“Ted Palys’ work over two decades has highlighted the need to ensure the ethical conduct of human research becomes reality,” said James L. Turk, Director of the CFE. “We are delighted that he will be joining the CFE in a formal role as we move forward to get statutory protection for research confidentiality.”
The members of Simon Fraser University’s Research Ethics Board (REB) returned to work after the New Year to an email informing the Chair, Vice-Chair, and two other committee members that their services were no longer required and their appointments would not be renewed. The reason?