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Training at Illinois Tech
Illinois Tech Human Subjects Guidelines and Training
Engaged in research that involves human participants? Be sure to check with Illinois Tech's Institutional Review Board to see what kind of approval you might need, and that all members of your team have completed the online training necessary.
International and National Guidelines
Belmont Report: Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research
Published in 1979, the Belmont Report lays out the basic ethical principles that should underlie the conduct of biomedical and behavioral research involving human subjects in the U.S.
Declaration of Helsinki
Developed by the World Medical Association, this statement has largely replaced the Nuremberg Code as the current international standard for experimentation using human subjects.
This statement arose from the Nuremberg Military Tribunal after WWII. It states that human experimentation is only justifiable if its results benefit society, and if it is carried out in accord with basic ethical and legal principles.
U.S. Office of Human Research Protections
The U.S. OHRP is charged with interpreting and overseeing the implementation of all regulations regarding the protection of human subjects. Includes links to ethical guidelines and regulations, fact sheets, and policy statements of the NIH.
Books, Anthologies, and Other Materials