Image February 2023 In This Newsletter: Research in the Age of Technology, March 29-30 in Knoxville, TN Register now for OHRP’s Common Rule webinar series! Check out the latest addition to our interactive IRB scenarios on reviewing human subjects research! New Video Recordings Available! Research in the Age of Technology, March 29-30 in Knoxville, TN Haven’t registered yet? No better time than now! Join OHRP at our upcoming Research Community Forum (RCF), co-sponsored with the East Tennessee State University, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The event focuses on how we can protect the rights and welfare of participants in research utilizing innovative and emerging technologies. Experts will share their views on a variety of topics, including Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data and Biometric Research, Mobile Health Research, Online and Social Media Research. This 2-day in-person event also sees the return of the ever-popular OHRP workshop where audience members will learn how to apply the regulations and make determinations using case studies. Make use of this opportunity to see your colleagues, network with others in the field, and interact with OHRP staff in person! Click here to learn more and register! Certified IRB Professional (CIP) credits available. Register now for OHRP’s Common Rule webinar series! Join us for our next set of free, intermediate-level, webinar series on the regulatory framework for human research protections! Attendees for these webinars should have a good understanding of the basics of the Common Rule. We strongly advise that attendees review our 2022 webinar series “Basics of the Common Rule, parts 1, 2 & 3” prior to joining these events. Spots are limited. Registration is required to attend and receive a certificate of attendance. Doing Research with Data and Biospecimens under the Common Rule Part 1 – What Researchers Should Know Date: Wednesday, Feb 22, 2023, 12:00 PM EST Description: This presentation will explain how the Common Rule applies to secondary research with data and biospecimens. Register for this webinar at: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_YUH-QH7fSZqE1Q_QMILPug Doing Research with Data and Biospecimens under the Common Rule Part 2 – How Does that Work with Repositories and Future Use? Date: Wednesday, Mar 1, 2023, 12:00 PM EST Description: This presentation will explain how the Common Rule applies to research repositories. Register for this webinar at: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_4nDvW5E8RwGIc7Z8kXExnQ Before Saying “I Do” to the Common Rule: Figuring out “Engagement” Date: Wednesday, Mar 8, 2023, 12:00 PM EST Description: In this presentation, attendees will learn about the concept of institutional engagement, when it matters, and how regulatory requirements apply. Register for this webinar at: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_7t2LZt5uS_WOOaRS64lXKA Respecting Persons – From Basic Requirements to Embracing Participant- Centered Informed Consent Date: Wednesday, Mar 15, 2023, 12:00 PM EDT Description: This presentation will review ethical principles, discuss regulatory requirements for informed consent, and offer strategies to develop high-quality, participant-centered informed consent documents and discussions. Register for this webinar at: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_673gv_0ITaa8CkrZk7_6zw Check out the latest addition to our interactive IRB scenarios on reviewing human subjects research! Our newest addition to the series, “Balancing Risks and Benefits”, covers what IRBs may consider as potential benefits of research and if the benefits are reasonable against the research risks participants may face. Join an IRB professional and a researcher as they walk you through a study and apply this review criterion. Click here to access! While you’re at it, don’t forget to review our other scenarios including “Equitable Selection of Subjects” and “Minimizing Risks in Research”. Visit this page to access all our offerings. Completion certificates for these trainings are available for your records. New Video Recordings Available! Check out our two new archived recordings on human research protections presented at the virtual NIH Grants Conference in December 2022! How Do I Know if a Research Study is Human Subjects Research and What Does that Really Mean? This presentation explained what makes a study “human subjects research” under the Common Rule, what responsibilities that entail, and what flexibilities may be available to simplify review for human research protections. What You Need to Know About FWAs and IRBs to Get Your Grant Money The presentation is particularly valuable for small and medium-sized institutions receiving NIH grants for human subjects research.