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-On wednesday, February 8th, The Institute for Public Engagement invites faculty and graduate students from all academic disciplines to attend the second workshop of its Engaged Scholarship Initiative entitled: “Navigating the IRB Process”.

The symposium will be from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm and will be held in Reynolda Hall, Room 301.  Lunch will be provided.

This workshop will be led by Pam Moser (Office of Research and Sponsored Programs) and Beverly Nesbit (Health and Exercise Science/Translational Science Center) who will discuss the following:

  • What is the Institutional Review Board (IRB)?
  • What changes have been made to the IRB process?
  • How do I determine if my research project needs IRB approval?
  • How do I submit a proposal to the IRB?
  • Is there a way for me to fulfill my research objectives without going through the IRB process?
  • What is CITI Training and who needs to complete it?
  • What support does the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs provide?
  • What support does the Institute for Public Engagement provide for community-based research?
  • What kinds of research projects have successfully received IRB approval?
  • Are there other things I should consider when seeking IRB approval?

Please register with the PDC or RSVP Velvet Bryant, Assistant Director of the Institute for Public Engagement ().  See this flyer for more details.

Click on the title below to access the Power Point presentations that were discussed at this workshop:

Navigating the IRB Process, Pam Moser

How CLIP Navigated the IRB Process, Beverly Nesbit

-On wednesday, November 9, from 2:00-4:30 pm in 301 Conference Room, Reynolda Hall, the first Engaged Scholarship symposium will take place. The workshop session is entitled Conceptual Models, Collaboration, and Student Involvement in Community-Based Participatory Research:  An Example from Research with Immigrant Farmworkers on Pesticide Exposure, and it will be led by Thomas A. Arcury, PhD, of the Wake Forest School of Medicine.

The symposium will be from 2:00-4:30 pm and will be held in 301 Conference Room, Reynolda Hall.  Refreshements will be provided.  Registration is now open.  Please see this flyer for more details.

-On November 10th and 11th in the Benson Center, Reserach Ethics: Re-examining Key Concerns, a conference hosted by the Center for Bioethics, Health & Society, is taking place.  More information about the conference can be found here.  The center is also hosting many events this fall that hightlight Engaged Scholarship.  More details about these events can be found on this flyer.