• REB Workshop for Graduate Students

WHEN: Tuesday, November 11, 2014 –  3:00 to 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Room 7301, 3rd floor of 205 Richmond Street west
WHO: Christine Crisol Pineda, REB Coordinator and Manager, Special Projects, Office of Research and Graduate Studies

This workshop will provide student focused insight into the REB process. Process steps and documentation will be presented. Start your REB application early and bring your questions!

REB Description: Any OCAD U research that involves living human participants or human biological materials (whether from living or deceased individuals) must be reviewed and approved by the Research Ethics Board (REB) of the university. Research projects or pilots (including student projects/training, feasibility studies, etc.) conducted under the auspices of OCAD U and using human participants require ethics approval before the research may begin.

Whether the research is unfunded or funded, whether the funding is internal or external, or whether the research will or will not be submitted for publication, ethics approval is required for research by or involving:

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  • TIFF Higher Learning: Master Class with Henry Hobson

WHEN: Wednesday, November 5 11am–12:30pm

Henry Hobson joins us to discuss his diverse career as a feature filmmaker and a titles designer for such film and television series as Snow White, Rango, The Last of Us, The Walking Dead, Fright Night, Sherlock Holmes, and London Boulevard.

Hobson trained at the Royal College of Art in London as a graphic designer. His first feature film, Maggie, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and Abigail Breslin, will premiere in 2015.

This event is co-presented by the Association of Registered Graphic Designers (RGD).

How to obtain tickets to Higher Learning:

Advance bookings: Only faculty members and administrators can reserve blocks of tickets for their classes. We are extending this offer to all universities and colleges, and are therefore limiting the number of reserved tickets to 30 per professor. We will fill the orders on a first-come, first-served basis so, if you are interested in bringing a class, please send your requests as soon as possible, putting the name of the specific event in the subject heading. Faculty and administrators must show valid college or university ID cards when picking up tickets.

Same-day ticket availability: The remaining tickets for each event will be made available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are limited to one per person and are available two hours before the event’s start time at the Steve & Rashmi Gupta Box Office at TIFF Bell Lightbox, located at Reitman Square, 350 King Street West. Students and faculty must show valid college or university ID cards for admittance.

Please note: Students planning to cover this Higher Learning event for a student paper, blog, or any other type of outlet, please contact the Communications Department ( to request a media ticket.

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Higher Learning is supported by the Ontario Trillium Foundation and the Slaight Family Foundation Learning Fund.