Summary: The Faculty of Fine Arts Undergraduate Ethics Review Committee (FAUREC)
This Fine Arts standing committee will review undergraduate ethics applications for
projects where a more thorough review is felt necessary by the student's supervisor. This
process involve a preliminary level of assessment, based on Tri Council Ethics
Guidelines, by the student's supervisor who may or may not determine that a project is
"more than minimum risk".
All projects involving the use of human subjects as the focus of the creative practice or
who are deemed to be research subjects should be assessed initially by the supervisor. If
deemed "more that minimum risk", the student will be required to submit an application
to the Fine Arts Research Ethics Board (FAUREC). These projects may come from the
· Applications from individual students for class assignments.
· Applications from instructors for class projects.
· Applications from instructors for individual student projects.
Projects involving contact with human subjects not to be considered by the FAUREC:
· Graduate level projects.
· Projects where instructors of students apply directly to the REB for the purposes
of their own research.
The Faculty will establish a standing committee called the Fine Arts Undergraduate
Research Ethics Committee (FAUREC). In order to meet the requirements set out in the