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Other Resources for Investigators

This page is a collection of external links and resources.

Student Research at Manhattanville 
This handout describes and gives examples of student research projects, and how they are reviewed by the IRB.  The examples are especially applicable to School of Education graduate students.

US Department of Health and Human Services 
Main website of the Office for Human Research Protections

45 CFR 46 
The full text of the federal Policy for Protection of Human Research Subjects, otherwise known as the Common Rule.

National Institutes of Health 
Office of Human Subjects Research

The Belmont Report 
This U.S. government report (from 1979) promulgated ethical principles and guidelines for federally-funded human subjects research.

The APA Ethics Code 
The American Psychological Association's Statement of Ethical Principles and Code of Conduct; applicable to social and behavioral research.

The Nuremberg Code
Established basic acceptable principles for human subjects research following the Nuremberg trials after World War II.

Declaration of Helsinki 
The World Medical Association's statement of ethical guidelines; first signed in 1964, but amended frequently.