Research involving human subjects is governed by federal, state and local laws, regulations and policies, and relevant professional codes. Researchers who conduct studies involving human are responsible for: knowing what research is subject to regulation; understanding and following the rules for project approval; obtaining appropriate training; and maintaining compliance through all stages of a project. (Office of Research Integrity)

Resources in this section will address:

  • What is human subjects research?
  • What federal regulations apply to human subjects research?
  • What are the responsibilities of an Institutional Review Board?
  • What is the CITI training course in the "Protection of Human Subjects" and who needs to complete it?