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WesternREM

Rollout of WesternREM

The office of Human Research Ethics will launch WesternREM, its new online protocol submission platform on September 7, 2017. The system will replace ROMEO, which is in use until that time. WesternREM is being implemented to streamline the human ethics submission process, and to allow users to better track a protocol's progress through its review. This system addresses a number of challenges with ROMEO. WesternREM is:

Training

Frequent training sessions will be held to prepare the research community for launch. We will offer specific sessions for your department or research team, and general training sessions throughout July, August and September. These overview sessions will cover the full slate of the ethics submissions process including: setting up accounts, adding/removing  research personnel, submitting initial studies, and post-approval submissions (e.g., amendments, continuing reviews, study closures, reportable events, etc.) to general system navigation and where to access training materials.

More dates and information will be added as they become available. Here is the current listing of dates for group sessions:

Group Training Dates: July

  • Tuesday, July 11, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Wednesday, July 12, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Wednesday, July 12, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Thursday, July 13, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Thursday, July 13, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Tuesday July 18, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Tuesday July 18, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Wednesday, July 19, 1-3 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Thursday, July 20, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Thursday, July 20, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Tuesday, July 25, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Wednesday, July 26, 10-12 p.m.(SSB 4230)

Group Training Dates: August

  • Tuesday, August 1, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Tuesday, August 1, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Wednesday, August 2, 1-3 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Thursday, August 3, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Thursday, August 3, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Wednesday, August 9, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Thursday, August 10, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Tuesday, August 15, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Wednesday, August 16, 1-3 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Thursday, August 17, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Tuesday, August 22, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Wednesday, August 23, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Thursday, August 24, 10-12 p.m. (SH 1310)
  • Thursday, August 24, 2-4 p.m. (SH 1310)

Group Training Dates: September

  • Friday, September 2, 2-4 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Wednesday, September 12, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)
  • Wednesday, September 20, 10-12 p.m. (SSB 4230)

Additional Information

Migration process to WesternREM