NIH FAQs and Kent State IRB Policies (Section 9)
1.1 The Office of Human Research Protection’s (OHRP) website offers a comprehensive list of Frequently Asked Questions-The topics include informed consent, the common rule, research with children, and investigator responsibilities.
1.2 KSU Policies
1.3 IRB review of publicly available datasets:
- The IRB requires the review of publicly available data sets to ensure there is no intent to re-identify de-identified information to help meet the terms of an agreement, including agreements related to restricted datasets, to support a grant proposal, and to ensure the request meets the criteria for exempt/level I review.
- Datasets that must go through expedited review: research involving materials (data, documents, records, or specimens) that have been collected, or will be collected solely for nonresearch purposes (OHRP website).