The TTU Institutional Review Board recommends that all researchers complete a training course in conducting research with human subjects.
TTU researchers who serve as Principal Investigators or Key Personnel on applications to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) must complete human subjects protection training. Here are NIH's descriptions:
Completion of the NIH or CITI training courses below fulfills the NIH education requirement for research with human subjects. Print your completion certificate (paper or PDF) and submit it to the Office of Research Services as your NIH documentation.
Note: For TTU personnel collaborating with TTUHSC: You should create CITI affiliations with both TTU and TTUHSC so that both institutions can access your completion data. To do this, log on to your current CITI Training. Click on "Affiliate with another institution" and complete the required fields. Once dual affiliation is established, completion data from both institutions should be visible on your CITI training page. Please note that TTUHSC requires additional modules beyond those in the TTU Human Subjects Training Course. However, with dual affiliation, modules required by both institutions only need to be completed one time.
The Texas Tech University Writing Center can help researchers produce a quality written proposal for submission.
The HRPP staff also is available for presentations to academic classes, organizations and faculty meetings. Contact the HRPP staff at (806) 742-2064 to arrange a time.