Incorporating Active Learning into IACUC Training

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The IRB and the Community It Serves

Fred Koning, M.Div, Th.M, M.S., speaks about the role of the non-scientist community member on the IRB.

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Introduction to Research Misconduct for IACUC, IRB, and IBC Professionals

Join this FREE member webinar on Wednesday, May 17 to understand your role in the context of research misconduct.

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IACUC Educational Resources

Incorporating Active Learning

Use active learning pedagogy to enhance the effectiveness of your IACUC training programs with the ICARE project.

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AER 2016

Ethics Ambassadors

Local students react to the importance of human subjects protection at AER16.

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Common Rule Webinar Series


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