Special topics related to human subjects research

These are areas the IRB has questions about from time to time. Investigators whose protocols will involve research in these areas will find the information under each area useful.

ABA Student Investigator Research Approval
Advertisements and recruitment materials
Assessing Decisional Capacity
Collaborative Research
Community-Based Participatory Research
Consent for Individuals With Cognitive Impairments
Disclosure of Financial Conflicts of Interest
Evaluating Risks
Focus Groups
Guidelines for Reporting Sensitive Information
Human Subjects and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
Human Tissues and Samples
Online or Internet Research
Participant Screening
Participant Compensation
Protocol Files
Recruitment from Outside of Campus
Research with Children
Risks Associated with Human Subjects Research
UMBC Security Requirements for Protecting Sensitive Research Data
Use of Publicly available, De-Identified Sources of Data
Use of Restricted Data for Secondary Research Purposes Involving Identifiable Coded or Private Information
Using Interpreters in a Study
Using Transcriptionists for Recorded Interviews

Education materials from the Office of Human Research Protections
Workshop on Third Party Research Risks
OHRP collection of videos and webinars

OHRP sponsored Research Community Forum (RCF) with Northwell Health on May 11-12, 2022. The topic is “Embracing Diversity and Innovation in Research”

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