The role the 研究 Compliance Unit at Jackson State University is to protect the rights, 尊严, 健康, 安全 and privacy of research subjects, the welfare of animals and the integrity of the environment. The Unit also works to protect the 健康, 安全, rights and academic freedom of researchers and the reputation of the University in regards to properly conducted, high quality research.
These policies and procedures apply to everyone engaging in research at Jackson State University, whether their current place of work is within or outside University premises. 这包括, but is not limited to, 教师, 工作人员, 学生, visiting researchers, principal investigators, those with honorary posts, and collaborating partners, sub-contractors, and recipients. It is the responsibility of the principal investigator to ensure that all researchers involved in the project are aware of and comply with the policies and training requirements of the University and federal funding agencies. The committees supported by this unit include the Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
The 研究 Compliance Unit helps 教师, 工作人员 and 学生 comply with all applicable federal, 状态, and institutional requirements and policies. 研究 that includes animals, 人类, recombinant DNA, infectious agents, or toxic chemicals must be reviewed by designated university committees. Please view the provided information on policies and procedures, 的指导方针, educational programs, and monitoring and accountability in these areas.
The role of the Institutional Review Board (IRB) is to review all the proposed research involving human subjects and to ensure that subjects are treated ethically and that their rights and welfare are adequately protected.
The IRB process is administered through the 研究 Compliance Unit. Investigators and student researchers are not allowed to solicit human subject participation or begin data collection prior to receiving IRB approval in writing