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OVPRI Human Subject Research Protection Blog

The VCU Human Research Protection Program is dedicated to facilitating ethically and scientifically sound research through robust review of research projects and through effective education and outreach to the VCU research community.

Category results for: education

Free PRIM&R Webinars on Racial Issues in Research

The VCU Human Research Protection Program would like to inform the VCU research community about the availability of free educational resources addressing issues of race and racism in research. From PRIM&R’s antiracism statement: The research enterprise has a distinct obligation to grapple with systemic racism, given its historical abuse of Black communities. … Despite efforts […]

IRB Consulting Hours – Monroe Park Campus (Psychology)

The VCU Human Research Protection Program is pleased to continue offering open IRB consulting hours, hosted by our colleagues on the Monroe Park Campus. The next of these open consulting hours will be hosted by the Psychology Department. IRB staff will be available for drop-in consultations with faculty and students from any school or department […]

Reliance Requests with the VCU HRPP – Educational Video

Stacy West, MS, CIP, IRB Reliance Agreement Specialist, presents on submitting reliance requests to the VCU HRPP. Prevent extended delays in the process with West’s explanation of the screening process. You can also access the video here. For questions, please contact Stacy West, at irbreliance@vcu.edu or 804-827-1446

NEW: IRB Consultation and Education/Training Event Request Form

Did you know that IRB Staff are available for consultations as well as education/training events, such as lectures, workshops, and presentations? The VCU Human Research Protection Program is pleased to provide an intake form for investigators and research staff to request consultations or education/training events. This intake form is available on our website, both on […]

IRB Consulting Hours – Monroe Park Campus

The VCU Human Research Protection Program is pleased to begin offering open IRB consulting hours, hosted by our colleagues on the Monroe Park Campus. The first of these open consulting hours will be hosted by the L. Douglas Wilder School. IRB staff will be available for drop-in consultations with faculty and students from any school […]

RAMS-IRB Working Sessions

RAMS-IRB Working Sessions Thursday, April 10; 12-1pm; Tompkins-McCaw Library Clasroom Friday, April 18; 2-3:30pm; Tompkins-McCaw Library Classroom The IRB is holding “working sessions” in order to answer questions about specific RAMS-IRB submissions you’re working on.  IRB staff will answer questions about your specific submissions, and participants will also be shown where to access additional RAMS-IRB […]

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