IRB and Research Council host webinars on research policies, ethics, more

The UW-Green Bay Institutional Review Board and Research Council are making possible local participation in three distance-education seminars that focus on the IRB process. The first session is this Friday afternoon (Feb. 20). The training originates at UW-Stout with Elizabeth Buchanan, who is that university’s director of applied ethics. All UW-Green Bay faculty and staff are invited to attend. Each of the sessions takes place on a Friday between 2 and 4 p.m. CST, with a UW-Green Bay participation site of MAC Hall 137. For further information, please contact Prof. Illene Cupit, IRB Chair.

The three dates and topics to be covered are:
· Feb. 20 – “IRB Basics” – Membership, procedures, regulations and institutional choices, IRB scope
· March 13 – “Common Challenges of Protocol Review” — Exempt vs. expedited, exemption categories, educational research, SOTL research
· April 3 – “Challenges of Working Online” — Social media, online consent, data security, The Cloud

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