- Roger Williams University Human Subjects Review Board Policy Manual [PDF]
- Sub-section: Ethical Principles for the Protection of Human Subjects [PDF]
POLICY UPDATES AND CLARIFICATIONS
During the Spring 2018 semester, there will be one Full Board review, scheduled for Wednesday, March 28 at 1:30 pm. Full Board review applications will be due no later than Wednesday, March 14. Please plan your timeline for completion of your HSRB application accordingly.
During the Summer term (from May 22, 2018 to August 22, 2018), Exempt and Expedited applications are allowed 15-20 days for review from receipt. There will be no Full Board reviews scheduled during Summer 2018.
During the Summer and Winter terms EXEMPT and EXPEDITED applications can take 20 business days from receipt. There are no scheduled FULL meetings during those times.
Coversheets only require PI signatures. Dean and Department Chair signatures are no longer required. We will post updated coversheets shortly.
Email PDF coversheets directly to HSRB chair or attach with your application upload. Physical copies are not required. A digital copy with an HSRB signature will be returned to approved applicants.
Faculty should be listed as Principal Investigator (PI) and contact person on all applications for students. This includes graduate students.
Initial EXEMPT and EXPEDITED reviews will be returned in 10 business days from the submission of a complete application.
FULL Reviews are available in October and March of each year. Please plan accordingly.
All approved applications are good for one year, but then must be renewed if research is on-going.