Research Using Human Subjects: the Institutional Review Board
The IRB is responsible for implementing policies and procedures that protect the rights and welfare of human subjects utilized in any university affiliated research project. Before you can begin to collect data, an application must be filed with and approved by the IRB using BP Logix eForms.
The following is an online guide designed to familiarize readers with the IRB and its policies and application process.
Policies and Procedures for Protection of Human Subjects in Research
- IRB Prologue and General Policies
- Types of Review:
- Informed Consent
- Required Training
- Overview of the Process
- Guidelines for Using Deception
- IRB Composition and Membership Requirements
- IRB Documents
How to Submit to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) - Includes eForm Instructions.
- How to Submit to the IRB
- Cover Letter Preparation and Samples
- Informed Consent Form Preparation and Samples
- Change or renewal Form
- Course Certification Form
- BP Logix eForm Tip Sheet
The current IRB Committee Chair is Michael Axelrod, firstname.lastname@example.org, 715-836-2373. Please contact him with any questions relating to the IRB.
Institutional Review Board Committee MeetingFor the 2017-18 academic year, the IRB committee is tentatively scheduled to meet from 2:00 - 3:30 pm on the following dates:
October 13, 2017
December 8, 2017
January 12, 2018
February 9, 2018
March 9, 2018
April 13, 2018
May 11, 2018
Please note that meetings will be held only as needed.