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DOCUMENT TEMPLATES

Document Name Description Updated
Assent Sample with McMaster Logo Assent sample document March 1, 2018
Letter of Information Template Letter of Information/Consent template March 1, 2018
Oral Script Sample Oral consent script sample March 1, 2018
Consent Log Sample Oral consent log or record March 1, 2018
Consent Preamble & Post Study Actions for Online Studies Sample preamble and post study actions for online studies March 1, 2018
Consent Plain English Guide A guide to converting documents into plain language Aug. 2, 2018

 

Recruitment Script Samples

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Brochure Sample Brochure recruiting sample from ethnographic research March 1, 2018
Email Script Sent by Holder of Participant Contact Email template when a gatekeeper has the contact info March 1, 2018
Email Script Sent Direct to Participants Email template to send directly to participants March 1, 2018
Sample Poster Poster sample with tear away tabs March 1, 2018
Social Media Post Template Template for a social media recruitment post Oct. 15, 2020
Sona Ad Template Sona ad template Nov, 27, 2019
Research Involving School Boards June 1, 2021

 

Data Collection and Research Methods

Document Name Description Updated
Ethnographic Research Methodology Wording for the Application Ethnographic research methodology sample wording for applications March 1, 2018
MREB Guide to Online Studies A guide for researchers conducting online surveys or experiments/tasks Oct. 8, 2020
Focus Group Interview Guide Sample Focus group and interview guide March 1, 2018
Interview Guide in Plain Language Interview guide in plain language for participants March 1, 2018

 

Confidentiality and Data Security Samples

Document Name Description Updated
Recommended Practices for Recording Online Interviews / Focus Groups Recommended practices for recording online June 18, 2021
Protecting Confidentiality for Phone and Online Interviews/Focus Groups Email template when a gatekeeper has the contact info March 1, 2018
Data Sharing Agreement Template A simple data sharing agreement template that can be used when sharing data outside of McMaster or when an outside organization is sharing data with McMaster researchers Oct. 8, 2020
Oath of Confidentiality Sample Translators, transcribers, etc., confidentiality oath March 1, 2018
MREB Data Storage and Security Tools MREB data storage and security tools June 19, 2018

 

Research Involving Canadian First Nations, Inuit and Metis Peoples

Document Name Description Updated
Indigenous Research Agreement – Sample Agreement template for research involving Indigenous peoples July 31, 2018

 

Managing Risks

Document Name Description Updated
Counseling Services Info Sheet Sample Counseling services sample – to be modified for your participants March 1, 2018
Social Risk – Using Video-Conferencing Platforms for Collecting Data from Human Participants Using video-conferencing (human participants) June 18, 2021

 

MacREM How-To Guides for Applicants

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MacREM Applicant Features User Guide MacREM Application features user guide March 1, 2018
MacREM Application with External REB Clearance How to Create an Application with External REB Clearance in MacREM June 1, 2021
MacREM Create an Amendment Sub-form A MacREM guide to creating an Amendment sub-form March 1, 2018
MacREM Create Annual Report Sub-form A quick guide to creating an annual report on MacREM March 1, 2018
MacREM Create Conditional Release of Funds Conditional Release application March 1, 2018
MacREM Create For Information Only sub-form Guide to create a FIO sub-form Oct. 15, 2020
MacREM Create New Project MacREM Quick Guide Create New Project Nov. 27, 2019
MacREM Create Sub-Form MacREM Quick Guide Create Sub-Form June 4, 2018
MacREM Delete Form MacREM Quick Guide Delete Form June 4, 2018
MacREM Find Clearance Letter MacREM Quick Guide Find Clearance Letter June 4, 2018
MacREM Getting Started User Guide for Applicant MacREM Getting Started user guide for applicants May 10, 2018
MacREM Intro – General Features – For Applicants information session PDF general intro Nov. 10, 2018
MacREM Respond to Chair Comments June 18, 2021
MacREM Sharing with Study Team MacREM Quick Guide sharing the application with the study team June 4, 2018
MacREM Sign Application MacREM Quick Guide Sign Application June 4, 2018
MacREM Submitting an Application MacREM guide to the auto-submit process Nov. 20, 2018
MacREM Transfer Ownership and Duplicate Sub-Forms MacREM QuickGuide – Transfer and Duplicate Sub-forms June 26, 2019
MacREM Update Form MacREM QuickGuide – Update Form Jan. 28, 2020

 

MacREM How-To Guides for MREB Reviewers/Chairs

Document Name Description Updated
MacREM Applicant Features User Guide MacREM Application features user guide June 4, 2018
MacREM Application with External REB Clearance How to Create an Application with External REB Clearance in MacREM April 17, 2020
MacREM Create an Amendment Sub-form A MacREM guide to creating an Amendment sub-form April 26, 2019