Monthly Archives: March 2015

IRB Tip #3


Planning on doing research? Submit IRB application early! In terms of timeline for review, UT’s IRB has the following goals for responding to initial submissions: Exempt within five days Expedited within three to five weeks Full Board following the IRB … Continue reading

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IRB Tip #2


Make sure to use UT’s IRB new telephone number: (865) 974-7697 This pertains, for example, to your informed consent form, when you provide participants with contact information regarding the study. You might still find the old number on some materials. … Continue reading

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IRB Tip #1


Incentives to Participate in Research: Drawings and Gift Cards If you consider using prize drawings or providing gift cards as incentives to participate in your study, be careful. UT’s Office of General Counsel as informed our IRB that requiring  participation … Continue reading

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Meet the candidate for the Sport Management faculty positon today


The Sport Management Search Committee is pleased to have Dr. Christopher Barnhill on campus to interview for the sport management assistant professor position. Today’s open meeting times with the candidate are as follows: 1:00-2:00 Research Presentation in 243 HPER. 3:15-4:15 … Continue reading

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Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week (April 6-11)


Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week is April 6-11. Throughout the week, there will be professional development opportunities, social activities, and special events celebrating the contributions made by graduate and professional students to UT … Continue reading

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IRB submissions and proper routing


In order to submit your IRB applications for your research projects through iMedRIS, you must have the appropriate signatures. This includes the signature of your advisor. Please be sure that the following persons sign off on the initial submission: PI … Continue reading

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Plan on doing research at UT? Get CITI certified!


Dear Graduate Students, If you are planning to do research involving human subjects, please note that you will have to successfully pass CITI training. You will have to submit the certificate with your IRB application. Here are some directions: Please … Continue reading

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