The Graduate School
All students/faculty/staff planning to conduct human subjects research
Pursuant to the National Research Act (P.L. 93-348§212a) and 45 CFR 46.103, Liberty University (LU) maintains an Institutional Review Board (IRB) and has created policy to govern its actions. At Liberty University, the IRB is charged with assuring the protection of the rights and welfare of human participants involved in research. Therefore, the IRB is required to review all research involving human participants prior to the conducting of any research.
The purpose of the handbook is to outline the policies and procedures related to the function of LU’s IRB.
Definition of Glossary Terms
Definitions are contained in the handbook.