Resources and Training

The following e-presentations provide some of the basics for preparing a successful human subjects research protocol:

  • Getting Started: Walks you through your basic responsibilities for protocol preparation
  • Ethical Considerations: Focuses on the Belmont Report and how to best design your research methods and protocol
  • Common Protocol Problems: Highlights some of the common mistakes that can slow down the approval process
  • Navigating-the-IRB-2016 (ppt)


National Institutes of Health Online Training

Office for Human Research Protections

Belmont Report

Declaration of Helsinki

Chastain, G., & Landrum, R.E. (1999). Protecting Human Subjects.  Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Sales, B.D., & Folkman, S.  (2000).  Ethics in Research with Human Participants. Washington, DC:  American Psychological Association.

Additional Resources

Other resources to assist with research, grants and contracts, including workshops and tutorials, are available on the UIS Research Resources webpage.