Ethics in Research Committee

Walla Walla University is dedicated to the protection of human participants in all research conducted by faculty, staff and students. This dedication includes the protection of the right to privacy, the protection of confidentiality, the protection of informed consent, and the protection from physical, psychological, spiritual, and social harm for any individual or group participating in qualified research.

The aim of the Ethics in Research Committee (EIRC) is to ensure the protection of the rights of human subjects participating in research project conducted by WWU faculty, staff, and students. This is accomplished through the review and approval process of all research activities that involves the use of human subjects. 

Committee Chair: Dr. Cheris Current

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Forms and applications