Publications & Research

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Spring 2008


IRB, common rule, human subjects, student research


The purposes of this article are to inform youabout the formation of your school’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), to present examples ofresearch that IRBs often encounter, to elevateawareness of human subjects research concernsfor faculty and staff, and to discuss how emergingrequirements for science competitions may affectschools, staff and students.



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