Human subjects research


A smiling teacher interacts with two young children playing with dough and cutters in an early childhood classroom setting

If you're conducting human subjects research under the auspices of KU's Lawrence, Edwards or Juniper Gardens campuses, the Human Research Protection Program is your partner in ensuring that you're meeting all of the legal and ethical standards required to protect the rights, well-being and personal privacy of research participants while meeting the goals of your scientific inquiry. 

The HRPP includes administrative staff and the Institutional Review Board that reviews projects with greater than minimal risk. 

If you would like to be notified of important updates, changes and other human subjects-related information, email irb@ku.edu and request to be added to the HRPP mailing list.

Announcements

eCompliance submission guides

HRPP uses the eCompliance management system + provides guides for navigating the system
View submission guides

Human Research Protection Program office hours

Do you have questions about human subjects research? Do you need help with IRB forms or navigating eCompliance? Starting Feb. 2, Human Research Protection Program staff will hold virtual office hours the first Wednesday of each month from noon to 12:45 p.m. to answer your questions.


2022 HRPP events