(Insert Name of Participant),
I would like to thank you for your participation in this study entitled [insert “study title”]. As a reminder, the purpose of this study is to identify the positions and concerns of various interest groups about fundamental issues related to development in the Coppermine River basin and the design of a program for monitoring cumulative environmental effects.
The data collected during interviews will contribute
to a better understanding of the appropriate direction of future development in
the Coppermine River basin and information necessary for the development and
implementation of a cumulative effects monitoring program.
Please remember that any data pertaining to you as an individual participant will be kept confidential. Once all the data are collected and analyzed for this project, I plan on sharing this information with the research community through seminars, conferences, presentations, and journal articles. If you are interested in receiving more information regarding the results of this study, or would like a summary of the results, please provide your email address, and when the study is completed, anticipated by [insert date], I will send you the information. In the meantime, if you have any questions about the study, please do not hesitate to contact me by email or telephone as noted below. As with all University of Waterloo projects involving human participants, this project was reviewed by, and received ethics clearance through a University of Waterloo Research Ethics Committee. Should you have any comments or concerns resulting from your participation in this study, please contact Dr. Maureen Nummelin, the Director, Office of Research Ethics, at 1-519-888-4567, Ext. 36005 or email@example.com.
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University of Waterloo
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not home phone Number)
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