ROMEO

ROMEO allows you to focus your time on discoveries, not the administrative work behind making the discoveries. ROMEO is your submission portal for CHEO’s Research Ethics Board and the Research Institute Grants & Finance offices. Use ROMEO to create new applications and amend existing files. This web-based system is accessible anywhere you have an internet connection by following this link.

ROMEO Training Resources

We recognize that everyone learns in different ways. Select the option that works best for you.

Video Training

You will need to watch the training video and follow the instructions at the end for the next steps to obtaining your account. You can also review it any time as a refresher.

Hasty Handbook (Photos and directions)

Intended for the confident user who just needs a reminder or for those who would rather read than watch a video. These short visual aids to prompt you through the steps of a specific task in ROMEO. If you prefer to learn through this method, please email [email protected] and ask for hasty handbook resources to be sent to you.

Rigorous Reference (ROMEO Print Manual)

This print method provides an in-depth overview of ROMEO navigation, applications and events. Intended for the new user who is looking for the most robust view of the ROMEO system. Includes a breakdown of each individual application or event type and helpful RI Administration / REB hints! Note this manual is intended to be viewed electronically as it includes hyperlinks to navigate to the section which is most applicable to you. If you prefer to learn through this method, please email [email protected] and ask for written resources to be sent to you.

Contact the CHEO ROMEO Team

For new user profiles and training, software issues, resource feedback, and system-related inquiries, please contact [email protected]

For questions that are specific to the requirements of a particular application form that you are completing in ROMEO, please contact the relevant team:

Grants Office
Olivia Champagne
Grants Coordinator [email protected]

Finance Office
Laura Minaker-Roy
Senior Research Finance Officer [email protected]

Beth Gillis
Research Finance Officer [email protected]

CHEO Research Ethics Board
Natalie Anderson
Senior Coordinator, Research Ethics Board, [email protected]
Scope: Annual Renewals, Delegated reviews

Valerie Bourada
Manager, Research Ethics Board, [email protected]
Scope: Delegated reviews, Review process

Ethics Facilitator
Chantal Horth
For help with your REB submission, request a consult with the Ethics Facilitator through the CRU
Scope: Consult with researchers to ensure high quality REB submissions, Advise junior researchers and coordinators during the REB process, Provide key element review of REB submission

Note* the Ethics Facilitator is independent of the REB and will not advise on ethical content of submissions.