Scott MartynKinesiology professor Scott Martyn began an appointment as chair of the Research Ethics Board on Jan. 1.

Kinesiology prof takes on role of Research Ethics Board chair

Kinesiology professor Scott Martyn has accepted appointment as chair of the University of Windsor’s Research Ethics Board effective Jan. 1, the Office of the Vice-President, Research and Innovation announced.

“I am delighted to have Dr. Martyn take on this role,” said vice-president, research and innovation, K. W. Michael Siu. “Dr. Martyn brings with him to the position a wealth of experience in research ethics that will be a tremendous asset to our research community.”

Dr. Martyn has served on the Research Ethics Board since 2008 and as vice-chair since 2014. He succeeds Suzanne McMurphy, who served as the board’s chair since 2016.

“On behalf of our research community, I would like to thank Dr. McMurphy for her leadership, dedication, and outstanding contributions to research ethics at the University of Windsor,” Dr. Siu said. “Her contributions to and impact on the research community in this role have been exceptional and UWindsor research ethics has thrived under her leadership and due to her efforts over the past five years.”

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