McMaster's Animal Research Ethics Board (AREB) reviews all research,
teaching and testing activities involving the use of living animals
(for all faculty and affiliated with McMaster University).
The Animal Utilization Protocol (AUP) is intended
to provide AREB with information about activities of all faculty
members, in all facilities, including individual laboratories and
classrooms, which the Committee needs to meet its legal and ethical
To facilitate research, teaching and testing activities, AREB
reviews all AUPs, and approves those which, in the opinion of the
Board, do not pose any ethical or legal problems. Final approval of
all projects must be acquired before work commences.
Standard Operating Procedures — to access this link, email the AREB Coordinator for User Name and Password