UCRIHS

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UCRIHSUniversity Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (formerly Michigan State University's Institutional Review Board)
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In addition, faculty members were interviewed for their knowledge about the University Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects (UCRIHS) and the application process for UCRIHS approval.
This person therefore is responsible for obtaining human subjects approval through the University, known as UCRIHS (University Committee on Research Involving Human Subjects).
There is more of a generalized feeling that they were taught simply not to hurt anyone when conducting research, exemplified by a faculty member's statement that in graduate school, "it was clear to me and my advisors that we wouldn't hurt anyone." In addition, one faculty member suggested that the University process known as UCRIHS to gain approval of research projects involving human subjects was "too restrictive, inflexible, and slow." This faculty member feels alone in this sentiment and calls himself a "department isolate," but he remembers getting advice concerning research ethics issues from another faculty member in a different department.