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Introductions to Human Subjects Research

The Office of Research, Innovation and Economic Development (ORIED) is hosting three introductory sessions designed to help new students who plan to engage in research involving human subjects.

Introduction to IRB

September 13, 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Presenters: Rob Withrow and Jennifer Engle

The workshop will be an overall introduction to the IRB process at UT. It will cover the basic overall requirements when submitting a new application to the IRB including what the IRB requires in a protocol, creating meaningful consent forms, and requirements for other attachments. This session is designed to provide actionable information for investigators who are new to UT and experienced researchers alike. The focus of the workshop will be on research that we often see from the College of Arts & Sciences, but this topic is open to all faculty, researchers, and students.


Human Research Protection Program Virtual Training—New Graduate Students

September 16, noon–1:00 p.m.

Presenters: Jenny Dunn, Ashley Brown, and Jennifer Engle

The HRPP will host a one hour workshop on an introduction to conducting Human Subjects Research at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. This will be online workshop followed by a Q&A session.


Human Research Protection Program Virtual Training—Introduction to iMedRIS

September 29, 2:00 p.m.–3:00 p.m.

Presenters: Rob Withrow and Ashley Brown

This educational session will be a hands-on demonstration on navigating the iMedris electronic submission system. This will showcase functionality such as submitting new submissions, attaching documents, and responding to provisos within the iMedris system. Training is focused for Arts & Sciences, but is open to all faculty, researchers, and students.