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

Fall 2021 Schedule

Training 1: Introduction to the IRB

Section 1, Wednesday, September 22
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday,September 22
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, September 23
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 2: Navigating Cayuse IRB

Section 1, Wednesday, September 29
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, September 29
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

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

Training 3: Data Collection and Privacy, Confidentiality & Security

Section 1, Wednesday, October 6
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

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

Section 3, Thursday, October 7
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 4: Recruitment and Consent Procedures

Section 1, Wednesday, October 13
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, October 13
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, October 14
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Training 5: After IRB Approval – Q&A

Section 1, Wednesday, October 20
Time: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: TLPDC 151

Section 2, Wednesday, October 20
Time: 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom

Section 3, Thursday, October 21
Time: 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Zoom