Research Ethics Resource Center - Human Subjects

WMU Human Subjects Institutional Review Board

All research projects involving human participants or data collection from humans must be approved by the HSIRB prior to implementation.

Development of Ethical Practices in Research with Human Subjects

Nationally Recognized Certification Courses in Human Research Subjects Protections

  • Collaborative IRB Training Initiative (CITI)
    This course is required by WMU’s HSIRB for all research that involves human subjects. Read the relevant sections and take quizzes to obtain certification in human subjects training.
  • Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams by National Cancer Institute
    A two-hour tutorial that provides information about the rights and welfare of human participants in research. Satisfies the NIH human subjects training requirement for obtaining Federal Funds. Certificate of completion can be printed.

Learning Ethical Practices when Involving Humans as Research Subjects

Below are links to free, online, tutorials.

Related Organizations

Questions? Email our research compliance coordinator.

Office of the Vice President for Research
Western Michigan University
210 W Walwood Hall
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5456 USA
(269) 387-8298 | (269) 387-8276 Fax