It is the local principal investigator’s (LPI) responsibility to notify the HiREB using the Study Completion Report form when the study has been terminated, or if the study is cancelled after HiREB approval has been received. The reasons for cancellation should be stated.

Undergraduate or master’s student projects will be automatically terminated by the HiREB after one year from the final approval date if a Study Completion Report, or an Annual Renewal Form is not received within the required timeframe.

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Disclaimer: The Hamilton Integrated Research Ethics Board (HiREB) represents the institutions of Hamilton Health Sciences, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, Research St. Joseph's-Hamilton, and the Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and operates in compliance with and is constituted in accordance with the requirements of: The Tri-Council Policy Statement on Ethical Conduct of Research Involving Humans; The International Conference on Harmonization of Good Clinical Practices; Part C Division 5 of the Food and Drug Regulations of Health Canada,  and the provisions of the Ontario Personal Health Information Protection Act 2004 and its applicable Regulations; For studies conducted at St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton, HiREB complies with the Health Ethics Guide of the Catholic Alliance of Canada