Research Compliance

The Office of Research and Sponsored Projects Operations serves as the hub for UIW's Institutional Review Board for human subjects research, clinical trial registration, responsible conduct of research and university research policy operations. We conduct on-demand training as needed and review proposals and active projects for continued compliance.

Research Compliance Announcements

Fall 2020 IRB Policies, Procedures, and Guidance Revisions

To better align the UIW human subjects protections program with best practices, the UIW IRB Policies, Procedures and Guidance document (previously known as the IRB Manual) has been revised and following additional sections have been added:

IRB Policies Procedures, and Guidance Revisions
IRB Policies and Procedures Development Defines the process for creating and revising IRB policies and procedures
Conduct of Full Board Meetings Defines the requirements and process for conducting full board meetings
Reporting to Regulatory and Oversight Agencies Defines the requirements and process for reporting to oversight agencies
Full Board Review Defines the requirements and process for conducting full board reviews
Suspension or Termination of Previously Approved Research Defines the requirements and process for suspending or terminating previously approved research
Investigations of General, Serious, or Continuing Noncompliance Defines general, serious, and continuing noncompliance and the process for conducting noncompliance investigations
Required Reporting of Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Deviations Defines the requirements and process for reporting unanticipated problems and protocol deviations

In addition, the IRB website has been redesigned to provide easier access to informational, guidance, and policy materials.

For more information regarding research compliance contact:

Phone: (210) 805-3565