Graduate Catalog 2004-2005
Student Research Projects
Thesis and dissertation research projects involving laboratory animals must be reviewed by the Animal Care and Use Committee prior to the initiation of the study. Student research projects that involve collecting information from or about living persons must be reviewed by the Human Subjects Review Board. For projects involving collection of any kind of information from or about people by survey, interview, testing, observation, examination, specimen collection, or review of records, graduate students should consult WITH A MEMBER of the Human Subjects Review Board. This consultation should take place during the design stage of the research project. The identity of a department's representative may be obtained from the departmental graduate coordinator or by calling the Graduate College.
Graduate students collecting data or carrying on correspondence in connection with a thesis or dissertation may not use the name of the University without special written permission of the dean designate of the Graduate College. Any questionnaires or other materials distributed outside the University must receive the prior approval of the instructor or advisor in charge of the study before a student seeks approval by the dean designate.
Additional information concerning the policies applicable to student research projects can be obtained from the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research.