Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Having Direct Policy Input: Comments on IRBs

You don’t have to be on an advisory committee to have input into the federal policies that affect psychology’s research. Science agencies are always encouraging direct comments from individuals in the field as the agencies draft guidelines and regulations, make organizational changes, or develop research programs.Here’s one example: As reported More

IRBs and the Review of Psychological Research

Relevant Internet Sites Federal Office for Human Research Protections Department of Health and Human Services http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/ Federal Regulations http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/ humansubjects/guidance/45cfr46.htm FAQ’s on the Requirement for Education on the Protection of Human Subjects in Research http://grants.nih.gov/grants/ policy/hs_educ_faq.htm National Bioethics Advisory Commission http://bioethics.gov/cgi-bin/bioeth_counter.pl IRB … Mention these three little letters at any More