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Overview of the Requirements for Conducting Human Subjects Research

Ended Jan 30, 2024
1 credit

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Term: Spring 2024

Date: Janurary 30th, 2024

Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Location: Online Only

Instructors: Barbara DeCausey, Samantha Brodie, & Kory Trott

Presented By: Scholarly Integrity & Research Compliance (SIRC)



All research that involves human participants, including their data and specimens, must be reviewed and approved by the Virginia Tech Institutional Review Board or receive a determination from the Human Research Protection Program. The purpose of this sessions is to provide an overview of the requirements for conducting research involving human participants at Virginia Tech. This session will educate researchers on the requirements that must be met before research is initiated, including the type of training that is required and who is eligible to serve as a principal investigator. The session will also include an overview of the different types of submissions, how to submit a project for review, and the ongoing requirements after approval or authorization is received.