Texas Tech University

Human Subject Training

The Human Research Protection Program offers an Institutional Review Board Training for graduate students and faculty members who conduct human subject research. The training takes place over five weeks. Researchers who attend all five sessions will receive a Certificate of Completion for Texas Tech University Human Subject Training.

Section 1 will be in-person at the TLPDC.  Individuals can register for Section 1 through the TLPDC website. https://ttu.elementlms.com/all-events/ 

Section 2 and 3 will be conducted through Zoom.  Click here to register for Sections 2 and 3.  A zoom link will be sent to registered participants the week of the training.

Researchers submitting to federal grants are still required to have human subject training through CITI.

The training includes:

  • Introduction to the IRB
  • Navigating Cayuse IRB
  • Data Collection and Privacy, Confidentiality & Security
  • Recruitment and Consent Procedures
  • After IRB Approval & Q&A

Spring 2022 Schedule

Training 1: Introduction to the IRB

Section 1, Wednesday, February 9
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, February 9
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, February 10
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 2: Navigating Cayuse IRB

Section 1, Wednesday, February 16
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, February 16
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, February 17
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 3: Data Collection and Privacy, Confidentiality & Security

Section 1, Wednesday, February 23
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, February 23
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, February 24
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 4: Recruitment and Consent Procedures

Section 1, Wednesday, March 2
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, March 2
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, March 3
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 5: After IRB Approval – Q&A

Section 1, Wednesday, March 9
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, March 9
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, March 10
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom