The IRB office offers outreach curriculum throughout the year.
We also offer outreach sessions for groups and departments upon request;
For more information, check out the Outreach page.
IRB 101: An Introduction to the IRB
This session is offered at the beginning of each semester, for new students, faculty, and staff, to get an overview of the IRB.
IRB 102: Getting Started with the IRB Process
This session is offered monthly for those with no experience submitting protocols to the IRB. We will cover required training, accessing ARROW, developing a protocol application and supporting documents, and the IRB review process.
There will be time at the end of each session for one-on-one help for researchers that have started an application in ARROW. Registration is required to receive individual assistance; please bring a laptop and specific questions.
IRB 201: Research with Minors, School-Based Research, and Status Relationships
This session is offered in March and October and centers around research taking place in schools, including projects involving minors and status relationships. We will address special considerations when conducting research with minors, how to plan for the additional requirements for school-based research, and discuss how to address status relationships between researchers and participants.
IRB 301: International Research & Summer Projects
This session is offered annually in February to address issues unique to international research, travel, and other summer projects.
February 19, 2014 at 2 p.m.
IRB 401: Research using Social Media & Internet-Based Research
This session is offered in November and April to address issues unique to research using social media site - such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, discussion forums, etc. - and other internet-based research - such as online surveys using Qualtrics, etc.
November 13, 2013 at 10 a.m.
IRB 501: Qualitative Research
This new session will address typical issues faced by qualitative researchers when submitting to the IRB, and what is necessary for the IRB to review qualitative projects.
December 11, 2013 at 2 p.m.
IRB 601: Post Project Procedures
This is a new session that will address requirements of the PI and study team after a study is complete, including data retention requirements, PI responsibilities, and study team members leaving UW.
November 20, 2013 at 9 a.m.
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