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Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Note: IRB forms have changed. Please find more information on the IRB Forms page.

The role of the IRB is to review research protocols involving human subjects and to assure that the research project is carried out with due regard for the human participants in accordance with all federal, state, and local guidelines.

All research conducted by researchers, faculty, staff, or students of the University involving human subject participants must be reviewed and approved by the Institutional Review Board prior to initiation of the research.

UALR requires that all investigators intending to conduct research with human subjects complete a human research training course hosted by the University of Miami at The training is valid for three years. Investigators must also read the Belmont Report of Ethical Principles prior to initiation of the research.

For information regarding definitions and details of the required federal regulations, please refer to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Code of Federal Regulations.

Updated 4.12.2018