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Policies & Resources

For conducting research with human subjects

WSU HRPP policies and procedures manual

NOTE: This is currently under revision. Revised policies and procedures will be posted here as they become available and will be announced via email and newsletter.

Details policies and regulations governing research involving human participants and the requirements for submitting research proposals for IRB review.

WSU Policy regarding the use of human subjects in research
BPPM 45.50
Prior to initiating any portion of research projects involving human subjects, researchers must submit applications to the Office of Research Assurances (ORA) and receive approval from the University’s Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Relevant WSU policies and guidelines

WSU Survey Research – Policies and Guidelines

WSU ITS – Policies and Standards

WSU Guidance on Cannabis Research, Teaching, and Outreach Activities

University Data Policies – Executive Policy #8

Ethics, Conflicts of Interest, and Technology Transfers – Executive Policy #27

WSU Information Security Policy – Executive Policy #37

Managing Research Records – BPPM 45.35

Incentive Payments to Research Participants – BPPM 45.53

Employee Departure Policy – BPPM 60.74

Volunteers – BPPM 60.81

WSU Information Security Roles, Responsibilities, and Definitions – BPPM 87.01

University Records-Retention and Disposition – BPPM 90.01

HRPP Data Security Guidance (pdf)

WSU Acceptable Use Matrix (pdf)