At Governors State University all research projects involving human subjects must be reviewed by the Institutional Review Board (IRB). The purpose of the IRB is to ensure the protection of human subjects in research.

COVID-19: Researchers whose studies can be conducted without face to face contact are encouraged to continue IRB approved virtual procedures. Review Guidance on Using Zoom for Research Data Collection here   

Researches wishing to resume in person activities are required to follow this Guidance   

NEW! SONA systems are available to GSU researchers conducting studies with students as research participants. Read more here