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Changes to Common Rule Involving Human Subjects Workshop

An Explanation of Revised IRB and ORPC Guidelines

Thursday, January 31, 2019
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Public Policy : 204

This session provides an overview on how Common Rule updates impact human subjects research at UMBC. 

Timothy Sparklin, Office of Research Protections and Compliance, will lead the workshop.

Revisions to the federal regulations (the Common Rule) that protect the rights and welfare of human research participants will become effective on January 21, 2019. Please join us to learn about how IRB and ORPC have revised their procedures, application processes, and forms to meet these requirements.

Lunch will be served. Please RSVP by clicking "Going."

UMBC is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, students, and visitors. If you would like to request accommodations (e.g., ASL interpreters, captioning, wheelchair access, etc.) for this event due to a disability, please notify us at least two weeks prior to the event. Requests received after that time cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to make arrangements for program access. 

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