IRB Training for Graduate Students

The Office of Responsible Research Practices is offering a workshop for graduate students on how to navigate the Institutional Review Board (IRB) process. The session will focus on the following key topics: Understanding why we have an IRB process Exploring types of research and levels of review Reviewing application components Tips for successful application completion Finding out where to go for help …

Research Recruitment and Participant Compensation

The Office of Responsible Research Practices, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Optometry, and Office of Sponsored Programs are offering a workshop on participant recruitment and compensation.  The workshop will: Review recruitment methods and considerations Discuss participant compensation and how to select the best option Discuss administrative requirements to pay participants and monitor compensation The workshop will be …

Amendments and Buck-IRB Workshop

The Office of Responsible Research Practices and Center for Clinical and Translational Science are offering an advanced workshop on amendments to approved human subjects research and the Buck-IRB system. The session will: Describe the amendment process Review relevant HRPP policies and regulations Provide guidance and tips on amendment submission via Buck-IRB Explain how to expedite the amendment screening and review …

New CITI GCP Course Available for SBS Researchers

A new Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) course is now available for social and behavioral sciences researchers engaged in clinical trials of drugs, devices, biologics, and/or behavioral interventions.  The CITI Good Clinical Practices for Social and Behavioral Researchers course supports the NIH policy issued September 16, 2016 stating that NIH-funded investigators and staff “who are involved in the conduct, oversight, …

Updates to the Buck-IRB system

New updates to the Buck-IRB submission system go live on June 21, 2017. Several foundational changes are included in this update to prepare for future enhancements to Buck-IRB’s management of collaborative research projects. While other changes are being implemented, the majority will occur behind the scenes with little or no direct impact on investigators. The following features are incorporated in …

Human Subjects Research Newsletter (Summer 2017) now available

The most recent edition of the “Human Subjects Research Newsletter” is now available on the Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP) IRB Newsletters webpage.  The new issue features information on SMART IRB, Common Rule changes, CITI training additions, event reporting guidance, and more. Human Subjects Research Newsletter – Summer 2017 For additional information on the newsletter or any topics contained …

IRB Submission Process Overview Workshop

The Office of Responsible Research Practices and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science are offering an introductory workshop about the IRB submission process. The session will: Provide an overview of informed consent alteration and waivers Provide regulatory definitions and discuss case examples Discuss Buck-IRB navigation Review best practices and available resources While the session will be tailored to medical researchers, anyone …

Ohio State AAHRPP application for reaccreditation

The Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP) submitted Ohio State’s Step 1 application for the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs, Inc (AAHRPP) reaccreditation on March 8, 2017. AAHRPP is an independent, non-profit accrediting body that promotes high-quality research through an accreditation process that helps organizations strengthen their human research protection programs (HRPPs). Maintaining AAHRPP accreditation assures …