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New Behavioral or Social Science Committee Protocols

To choose the appropriate forms to submit you must first determine if what you are proposing is solely qualitative research or a combination of both qualitative and quantitative research.
Qualitative research is the gathering of data primarily through the methods of participant observation, face-to-face interviews, or open-ended surveys or questionnaires, often for the purpose of addressing questions pertaining to social and/or cultural issues.
Quantitative research generates numerical data or information that can be converted into numbers.

Protocol Materials

Copies  for Full

Copies for Expedited

Last Updated

If the research is purely qualitative complete the
Qualitative Research Protocol
3 copies

1  copy

   (if applicable) Operations Center Activities Supplement1 copyNA6/27/11


If the research is qualitative and quantitative the 
Common Protocol Cover Form, AND    

15 copies

   1 copy

Human Research Protocol 3 copies1 copy   6/27/11
Also include the following as applicable in the either of the applications above:

Consent Form or Waiver Request

3 copies 1 copyNA
HIPAA Authorization 1 copy1 copyNA
One copy as applicable:
Awarded Grant
Contract or Agreement with Sponsor
Collaborative Agreements with Other Insitutitons
Recruitment Materials
Any documents provided to the subject (e.g. questionnaires/diaries/educational materials)
Verbal Consent Script
Information Sheet in lieu of Signed Consent
1 copy1 copy NA
Request for UVM NetID for Required Training1 copy1 copyNA

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