If you are going to work
with human subjects (including parts of humans) talk to your
advisor & mentor to discuss the IRB approval process!
Some information sources are listed below for the next steps:
- The CU IRB Web site link is http://www.columbia.edu/cu/irb/.
It contains many useful links, such as our Frequently Asked Questions, Education & Training, Submitting a Protocol, and Maintaining IRB Approval
and their faculty advisors should review the Columbia
University IRB Students as Researchers Policy
The IRB has also developed guidance that provides
practical information to facilitate the submission of
student research proposals.
an explanation of when IRB review is required, and for
definitions of research and human subject, see the CU IRB
Web site FAQ's at http://www.columbia.edu/cu/irb/faq.html#b1.
- This is the Columbia
College link for information for Columbia College
students conducting Human Subjects Research -
Additional links are provided here for Requesting
IRB Approval and IRB Information Sessions conducted
by Hazel May, Senior Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.
- CU students (CC, GS, SEAS)
should contact Hazel
- Barnard has similar but not
identical procedures. Please consult their website
- Students should contact the BC