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The IRB operates with a strict definition of research and human subject. See list of basic HHS terminology.
Further enrich your vocabulary and better understand the scientific terms in a consent document or protocol by browsing NIH’s glossary of commonly used terms: English | Español
Research is a systematic investigation, including research development, testing, and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge. Activities which meet this definition constitute research for purposes of this policy, whether or not they are conducted or supported under a program which is considered research for other purposes. For example, some demonstration and service programs may include research activities.
A living individual about whom an investigator (whether professional or student) conducting research obtains:
You can use the IRB Determination Tool to see if your research protocol requires IRB review. The Gallaudet IRB has three types of review:
Only Gallaudet IRB members can determine what type of review will be applied to a protocol. Please contact us if you have questions.
Enrollment is just a way of saying how many people are involved in your study. It’s inherited from the federal regulations.
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