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Institutional Review Board for Research

GRCC staff, faculty and students are increasingly being asked to participate in research projects. In addition, in the course of pursuing advanced degrees, some staff members are using GRCC as the site for research projects to fulfill course requirements.

To monitor the research conducted at the college, to ensure that college students and personnel are treated with the respect and care outlined by the American Psychological Association guidelines for research with human subjects, and to maintain the integrity of the institution, proposals for all research projects conducted on the GRCC campus involving its students, faculty or staff must be submitted to and approved by the GRCC Institutional Review Board for Research at GRCC.

Please contact Donna Kragt at (616) 234-4044 or dkragt@grcc.edu for more information, or visit the IRB web page at http://www.grcc.edu/irb.