Participation of Humans - Significant Risk Case Studies

Case Studies

The case studies below summarize interesting examples of science fair projects involving human participation submitted to the Youth Science Canada Ethics Committee for review. A brief description of the proposed project is given, along with the ruling given by the Ethics Committee. Some details have been changed in the descriptions so that the original source cannot be identified. The ethical challenges described have not been changed.

Title Ruling Year
Effect of an Alkaline Diet on the pH of Urine Allowed 2014