TAG ARCHIVES FOR research compliance

8
Jul2021

Before I joined the IRB administration team, I thought IRB reviewers were members of a secret society whose sole purpose was to strike down research. Like others before me, I believed my research would be put on the IRB butcher’s block and be chopped into little bits. However, IRB administrators want to see quality research out in the field and will work tirelessly to help guide researchers towards compliance to reach that goal. Read more

23
Jun2021

Are you an institutional official who works in research compliance, research integrity, human research subjects protection, animal care and use, or conflicts of interest compliance? You are invited to complete a short survey being conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine. The Addressing Violations of Research Integrity and Compliance (AVRIC) study aims to understand institutional experiences and approaches to remediating research noncompliance or integrity violations. Read more

5
May2021

On March 5, 2020, I recall a phone conversation with the chairperson of the IRB. I said, "so, what is this COVID thing?" Famous last words, one might suggest. Despite my naivete of the virus in those early days, we still had to support researchers with swift, precise responses. To compensate for gaps in knowledge, we formed a Research Compliance & Safety Committee. Read more