An archive of stories from the research ethics community

A Pioneer

Erica Heath describes how research was reviewed in the late 70's, the advent of independent IRBs and the evolving nature of the mindset and priorities of IRB committees. (November, 2015) 

1:09 A chilly reception for independent IRBs (Watch excerpt)
4:15 The acceptance of independent IRBs (Watch excerpt)
6:15 IRBs were run by women
9:32 From a "culture of conscience" to a "culture of compliance" (Watch excerpt)