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RCR Forum: An Introduction to Human Subjects Review

Thursday, November 1, 2018
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

This forum will introduce you to the Duke Main Campus IRB, otherwise known as the Institutional  Review Board for Protecting Human Subjects in Non-Medical Research, and will be of interest to students in any graduate program who expect to be conducting social/ behavioral science research involving human subjects. Topics to be covered include:

  • What projects need human subjects review
  • Respect, Beneficence, and Justice as the framework for review
  • Our forms and process
  • The “pearls” and the “pits” of writing a good consent process
  • Waivers
  • Questions/discussion about your projects

Participation in this forum earns 2 RCR credits for PhD students. Please bring a pen or pencil to complete registration materials. Note that you will not receive credit if you arrive for this event late or leave early. If you have not been to this location before, please plan enough time to find the room.



French Family Science Center 2231 Bonk Auditorium

Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity