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Education & Training



Education & Training

CITI Online Courses Now Available for IWK Researchers and Staff

In conjunction with our Network of Network (N2) membership, we are now able to offer the Collaborative Institutional Train Initiative (CITI) online training courses customized for Canadian researchers.

  • Good Clinical Practice
  • Health Canada Division 5
  • Responsible Conduct of Research – Life Sciences & Physical Sciences
  • Biomedical Research Ethics
  • Social & Behavioral Research
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Registration is free at http://www.citiprogram.org/

Courses are comprised of modules that may be completed over time. Completion of required modules with an average of 80% will provide a certificate of completion meeting regulatory requirements for training, for example, ICH-GCP or Health Canada Division 5.

Citi Program Guidelines


PHIA & its Impact on Research - October 28, 2013

Powerpoint Slides


Online Training Opportunities

Ethical Conduct For Research Involving Humans:

All personnel involved in research at the IWK must complete the Tri-Council Policy Statement 2(TCPS 2) on-line tutorial. This is particularly true for research staff who have contact with research subjects or access to identifying personal health information.

Introductory Tutorial for the Tri-Council Policy Statement 2

NIH Funded Projects: 

All researchers receiving NIH funding MUST complete the NIH intramural on-line module

Office For Human Research Protections (OHRP): Human Subject Assurance Training




Research Education

Research Ethics

IWK Funding Opportunities

Research Facilities

Research Finance

HR Support


Research Ethics Contacts

Research Services Office

Dr. Richard B. Goldbloom Research
and Clinical Care Pavilion, 
IWK Health Centre,
5850/5980 University Avenue
P.O. Box 9700
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 6R8

Kathleen LeadonDirector, Research Operations

(902) 470-8037 (Phone)



Joanne Street, Ethics Coordinator

(902) 470-7879 (Phone)



Kimberley Farmer, Administrative Assistant

(902) 470-8037 (Phone)




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The IWK Health Centre is respected for its world-class research into disorders and diseases affecting women, children, youth and families and is home to many leading research centres. 

Learn more about our research centres by visiting one of the links below.