Participant Pool in Computer Science

The following motion was passed at the CS Department meeting on Wednesday, December 5, 2001. With the support of the local Research Ethics Board (REB), instructors have been able to offer the research credit to students since January of 2002. Daryl Hepting is the Participant Pool Coordinator ( contact him if you have any questions ).

Motion: “That, in the interest of supporting research that relies on the involvement of human subjects (including but not limited to software user studies) and of providing increased educational opportunities to students, be it moved that the CS Department establish a Participant Pool (as detailed below, subject to REB [Research Ethics Board] approval) and create the position of ‘Participant Pool Coordinator’ to administer it.”