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Protecting Human Subjects

The TWU Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) review research projects that involve human subjects to protect their rights and welfare. Therefore, it is the policy of TWU that all research conducted by any TWU faculty member, staff member, or student using human subjects must have prior approval from a TWU IRB before the research is initiated. Human subjects research at TWU is governed by TWU's federalwide assurance, policy, and associated procedures.

Basic Information about Review Process and Deadlines

See basic information regarding whether IRB review is required, the level of review, whether more than one IRB is involved, committee membership, deadlines and timelines, guidance for specific situations, and other resources for human subject researchers.

Application Forms and Requests on Approved Studies

Download application forms; submit modification, extension, and file-close requests; and view samples.

Training Requirements

View requirements and links on the basic human subjects' protection training requirements for investigators and research team members.

Contact Us

(940) 898-3378 or e-mail for Denton and Dallas (Ms. Sandy Owens, IRB Coordinator)
(713) 794-2480 or e-mail for Houston (Ms. Madhura Maiya, IRB Coordinator)

Denton Campus February 19 Workshop Presentation: Navigating the IRB

page last updated 6/29/2016 3:05 PM