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The Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Stanford, overview by Kateri Noble

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Stanford University Libraries Gear Up for Social Science Data 2022 Program is hosting this informational talk covering the basics of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Stanford.  If you are planning on doing reseach that may need IRB oversight, this session is for you. 

Moderated by: Regina Roberts, Stanford Libraries.

IRB Overview

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is an administrative body established to protect the rights and welfare of human research subjects recruited to participate in research activities conducted under the auspices of the institution with which it is affiliated.

The IRB is charged with the responsibility of reviewing, prior to initiation, all research (whether funded or not) involving human participants. The IRB is concerned with protecting the welfare, rights, and privacy of human subjects. Kateri Noble's presentation will provide researchers basic information on the IRB process for social science research at Stanford University for non-medical research related to human subjects. 

Speaker Bio: Kateri Noble

Kateri Noble is the non-medical IRB (Institutional Review Board) manager at Stanford University.  Nobel coordinates the reviews of all human subjects research proposals that are submitted across the university (outside the School of Medicine).