IRB Announcements

Single IRB for multi-site studies

For NIH grant applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018, NIH expects all domestic sites of NIH-funded multi-site studies, where each site conducts the same protocol involving non-exempt human subjects research, will use a single IRB (sIRB). This may be either an independent IRB, or the institutional IRB of one of the… more »

Updates on revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (Common Rule)

Please click on the link below to read a letter from Georgia State’s Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Jim Weyhenmeyer, regarding the expected revision to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, known as the Common Rule, was published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017.

Letter from… more »

Changes in FERPA Research Requirements

Georgia State University works diligently to maintain compliance with all federal regulations impacting the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that gives parents certain rights with respect to their children’s educational records. These rights transfer to the student when he… more »

Archived Announcements (Human Subjects)

Posted On January 1, 2011

CITI Training: Social/Behavioral Basic Course to Change Jan. 5:

Effective Jan. 5, 2015, the CITI Program will replace its Introduction (757) module for the Social Behavioral – Basic Course (required training for individuals conducting human research in social/behavioral fields). Learners will need to complete the full Social Behavioral – Basic Course (all 12 modules) before… more »