The ethical treatment of human subjects is something that we as researchers-faculty and students-should consider.
In support of Bethel's mission to "foster an effective academic program," the Institutional Review Board (IRB) at Bethel University seeks to ensure the respectful and ethical treatment of human participants in research conducted by Bethel students and faculty or by researchers whose participants will include members of the Bethel community.
The primary functions of the IRB are:
If you're planning on doing research involving the use of human participants, you'll need to complete the Human Subjects Review Form (doc).
Depending on the level of your research, your study will need to be reviewed by the appropriate committee, department, or individual.
Contact one of the IRB Committee Members if you have a question about the level of your research.