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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

What's New

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What's New

This section provides some information about changes that have occurred or information that may be important to researchers.

IRB will not approve of IRB related documents being stored on Google Drive. Google has access to anything stored there. Please store your electronic documents encrypted on a password protected device or storage site.

 As of September 4, 2015, researchers will be asked to add their IRBNet id number to all recruitment documents. The following link will contain information that will help you find your IRBNet id number. 

Level I protocols no longer have an expiration date. You will no longer be required to submit a Continuation if you wish to continue collecting data.

The IRB has learned that Qualtrics isn’t as anonymous as many researchers think it is. The  following the link explains how  to make Qualtrics surveys anonymous. http://www.qualtrics.com/university/researchsuite/advanced-building/survey-flow/anonymize-responses/#AnonymizingResponsesUsingSurveyOptions