HSPP Training Opportunities

The UA Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP) is committed to meeting the educational needs of the research community. This page contains information about various educational and training opportunities offered throughout the year. 

For information and how-to videos related to eIRB, please visit the eIRB Information webpage

Spring 2023 Workshop Series

The Human Subjects Protection Program (HSPP) is pleased to introduce the Spring 2023 workshop series.  Topics were chosen based on research community input and requests. The workshops are open to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, and staff involved in the conduct and management of human subjects research. Attendance is limited, so please register early.


February [Click here to ENROLL]

Informed Consents & Waivers  (Thursday, February 16, 2:30 pm-4 pm)

This training session will provide an overview of the Informed Consent processes and what information needs to be present depending on study design. The Appendix for Waiver or Alteration of Consent or PHI will also be discussed. In addition, this session will include useful tips to help avoid frequent errors.


March [Click here to ENROLL]

[In-Person] The Ethics of Human Subjects Research (Monday, March 13, 10 am – 11:30 pm)

The HSPP in collaboration with the Responsible Conduct of Research has teamed together for an in-person presentation on The Ethics of Human Subjects Research.


April [Click here to ENROLL]

[In-person] Tribal Consultation RCR Workshop (Wednesday, April 19, 10 am-12 pm)

The HSPP IRB in collaboration with the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) has teamed together for an in-person presentation on Tribal Consultation and Human Subjects research.  


May [Click here to ENROLL]

A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful IRB Submissions (Friday, May 5, 10:30 am to 12 pm)  

This workshop will provide a step-by-step guide to submitting projects for IRB review, including how to submit a new project in eIRB. Topics include determining if IRB review is needed, training requirements, preparing the IRB application, obtaining required and additional approvals, and helpful hints for successful submissions. Links to forms and helpful resources will be provided.


Fall 2022 Workshops

 Ethical & Regulatory Foundation of Human Subjects Research & IRB Review Workshop


A Step-by-Step Guide to Successful IRB Submission Workshop


Informed Consents & Waivers Thursday Workshop 


Let’s Talk About Research Data Workshop


Your Study is Approved, Now What?


Virtual Office Hours

HSPP representatives will be available every other week starting on Thursday, 1/6/2022 from 10-11 am. These office hours are hosted by UAHS HSIB. Join via Zoom using this link: https://arizona.zoom.us/j/86232995912. Registration is not required to attend these sessions. 

To request an individual office hour session, please contact vpr-irb@arizona.edu.

Pre-Recorded Trainings

Request a Training

The HSPP also presents training and classes upon request. If you are interested in setting up training on a specific topic or having an HSPP member present training at a class, lab, or faculty meeting, please contact vpr-irb@arizona.edu.  You can also provide input for future workshops and training opportunities by using the research community input survey.  

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