IRB NEWS & UPDATES
REVISED IRB FORMS!
The IRB will no longer require submission of the Dissertation/Thesis Chair Checklist. Dissertation/Thesis Chairs will now be required to electronically sign the Q & A form as indication that they have reviewed the IRB application prior to submission. The Q & A Form and IRB Coversheet have been revised to include additional information. Effective March 5, 2012 all IRB Applications must be submitted using the new forms available on the IRB Application Materials & Submission tab. Any application submitted after March 5th using the old forms will be returned to the researcher unprocessed.
The CITI Training Program will replace the required NIH Human Protection of Human Research Participants course. Please refer to this announcement from Dr. Orlando L. Taylor, the Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs
For individuals that wish to complete the NIH program before the October 30th deadline please click here to access the NIH training.
IRB Drop Box
Due to recent problems accessing zip files from the IRB Drop Box, please submit the zip file containing your IRB application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
IRB POLICIES & PROCEDURES MANUAL
The IRB Policies & Procedures Manual is now available on the Additional IRB Resources page. This document was created to describe TCSPP IRB policies for the ethical review of human subjects research.
RESEARCH RECRUITMENT EMAILS
Due to recent changes in research policies at TCS Education System, the IRB office and the Office of Institutional Research will now be coordinating the distribution of research recruitment emails.
Recruitment emails sent out to TCS ES students, faculty, and staff will now be delivered through email@example.com.
These recruitment emails will contain contact information for the Principle Researcher, as well as a description of the research study. These studies are completely voluntary, and only one email per study will be sent to the population of interest. All questions and inquiries related to the study should be directed to the Principle Researcher and not the research email address—it is not monitored.
If you are interested in sending a research recruitment email, please refer to the current research and survey policies available on the IRB and OIR webpages on eGo to obtain approval for your research. If you have questions, please contact Alicia Cook, IRB Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.