Human Subjects

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March 18, 2020 

Researchers should move any face-to-face data collection activities involving human subjects to using technology, or halt data collection if this is not feasible.  If researchers delay any research interventions or data collection activities such that it requires a change to the IRB-approved protocol, or they decide to make other changes to their IRB-approved protocol due to precautions related to the coronavirus situation (such as changing interviews from in-person to via Zoom), please contact the IRB staff (Melissa McGee, Susan Jalbert, or Julie Simpson  [contact information to the right]) with any questions about the changes or t. 

IRB staff are working remotely until further notice so please contact them either via email or telephone only, and only use email to submit documents to the IRB for review.


The University of New Hampshire (UNH) recognizes its responsibility to produce and disseminate knowledge in accordance with its mission of research, teaching, and public service. When non-human models are insufficient, use of human subjects in research is an integral aspect of scholarly activity at UNH. UNH recognizes its ethical and legal responsibilities to provide a mechanism to protect individuals involved as subjects in research conducted under the auspices of UNH.

Accordingly, to protect the rights and welfare of every human subject involved in research activities, UNH has a policyon the use of human subjects in research and anInstitutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) that oversees the program of protecting human subjects at UNH according to established procedures.

 

Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB)

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The Knowledge Base contains forms, instruction and training material, policies, guidance, tools, and other resources to support your research efforts by topic area.


Contact Information

Melissa McGee, Compliance Officer
Research Integrity Services
Service Building, Room 106B
51 College Road
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-2005
Email: melissa.mcgee@noraoconnor.com

Susan Jalbert, Compliance Officer
Research Integrity Services
Service Building Room 107
51 College Road
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-3536
Email: susan.jalbert@noraoconnor.com

Julie Simpson, Director
Research Integrity Services
Service Building Room 107
51 College Road
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: (603) 862-2003
Email: julie.simpson@unh.edu