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The University of Minnesota Human Research Protection Program requires all researchers and research personnel to adhere to human participant protections best practices when conducting research.

Basic training

Researchers and research personnel are required by the IRB to complete the appropriate Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) basic course regardless of the source of funding for the research. All required training must be completed before IRB approval can be obtained.
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Advanced training

There are many advanced training opportunities offered by the University of Minnesota, professional organizations, and institutions.
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Requesting IRB training sessions

The Human Research Protections Program offers several training opportunities to help support researchers and research personnel with the IRB process. Faculty and departments may request training sessions by completing the training request form.
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Contact HRPP staff at 612-626-5654 or with any questions.