Researchers who attend the Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research (SBER) Conference face an obvious question: should they attend the Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference too? (more…) Read more
TAG ARCHIVES FOR 2015 SBER Conference
When we interact with colleagues at the 2015 Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference (SBER15), an extremely helpful insight can arrive at any time, and from any source. But it’s difficult to know in advance when we will perceive it, and how it will affect the way we address our own research responsibilities.
For instance, I had no idea that an insight from a morning presentation would affect the way that I approach a challenge that I occasionally face as IRB Chair at Providence College. From time to time, we receive applications for projects in which advance processes of informed consent are not appropriate because they would “tip off” participants and [...] Read more
Exempting, expediting, and generally reviewing categories in social, behavioral, and educational research
Like three wise owls perched on the speakers platform, Kristina Borror, PhD, Jeffrey M. Cohen, PhD, and Dean R. Gallant, AB rolled out multiple vignettes in an interactive teaching format to review some bread and butter topics on IRB guidance at AER15. “What about this example makes it outside the exempt category?” asked Borror, director of Division of Compliance Oversight of the Office of Human Research Protections, of a skeptical audience member.
This triumvirate of veteran educators was simultaneously kind but persistent and demanding of precision in reinforcing one of the teaching points: [...] Read more
We're only a week away from the 2015 Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference and the 2015 Advancing Ethical Research Conference, so here's a look back at a compelling moment from a previous conference. Read on for this week's Time Capsule Tuesday.
Conference: Changes and Choices for IRBs: The Inclusion of Women and Minorities, and Other Emerging Issues in Research, October 1994
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We're two weeks away from the 2015 Social, Behavioral, and Educational Research Conference (SBER15) and the 2015 Advancing Ethical Research Conference (AER15), so we thought we'd take a look back at a compelling moment from a previous conference. Read on for this week's Time Capsule Tuesday.
Conference: The Evolution of Protecting Human Subjects: From Nuremburg to the Nineties, November 1991
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