Definition: Human Subjects in Research

Human Subjects in Research are living individuals about whom investigators (professionals or students) conducting research obtain:

  1. data through intervention or interaction with individuals, or
  2. identifiable private information.

Identifiable private information includes any acquired information via self-report, behavior, or observation in which the identity of research subjects is or may readily be ascertained by the investigators or be associated with the information.

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