Information for Researchers

NorQuest College Researchers

Thank you for your interest in conducting a research project. NorQuest College researchers whose project will require an ethics review must first complete a project outline. Here are the steps to undertake in preparing your outline and in making application for an ethics review:

  1. Outline your project by completing the Research Project Outline (424K pdf).
  2. Set up a meeting with Erika Goble to review your project outline and for guidance in preparing your application for ethics review.
  3. Complete the Red Deer College Application for Ethical Review of Human Research. NorQuest researchers can find the forms on the Q in the Academic Research and Development portfolio. External researchers can visit Red Deer College Research & Innovation.
  4. Submit your project outline, Red Deer College ethics application and any other supporting documentation to We will submit the ethics application to Red Deer College on your behalf. The Red Deer College Research Ethics Board will communicate the results of the application to the principal researcher.

External Researchers

Researchers external to NorQuest College who wish to involve participants from NorQuest College in their projects must receive ethics approval from their home institution and receive administrative approval from NorQuest College before undertaking their project.

Here are the steps required in making application for research approval at NorQuest College:

  1. Ensure you have received ethics approval from your home institution before applying for research approval at NorQuest College.
  2. Complete NorQuest College's Application for Approval of External Research Project (176K pdf).
  3. Submit by email NorQuest College's application for approval of external research projects AND your documentation that demonstrates you have received ethics approval from your home institution to

Research Supporting Documents

Contact Information

Erika Goble
NorQuest College
Civic Employees Legacy Tower
10125 108 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 1L6