Breach of Policy

  1. Kwantlen reserves the right to immediately halt any research involving human participants that has been started without the required approval, or which does not follow the approved protocol.

  2. Kwantlen employees may be served with a warning letter and/or lose research privileges and funding for serious or repeated violations of ethics policy. Existing disciplinary processes may also apply. For students, penalties may include a warning letter, a failing grade on a research project, or suspension from studies and will be dealt with under the existing academic disciplinary process.