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The goal of the Compliance unit within the Northwestern University IRB Office is to enhance the caliber of research performed at Northwestern University and to increase the effectiveness of the university’s Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) through education and compliance initiatives. We accomplish this by ensuring research at Northwestern complies with the federal regulations and institutional policies that govern human research. The program aims to ensure research staff have the educational resources and guidance necessary to successfully conduct research and provide the research community the study support tools and other resources needed to perform compliant research.   

Below, you will find additional information and links to various policies, guidance documents and information that pertains to post approval activities.