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EMU Research

Application Process and Guidance

All human subject research at EMU or conducted by EMU faculty, students, and staff is subject to UHSRC review. A guide to the UHSRC submission process is available.   


All applications must be submitted in Cayuse IRB.






Types of Review

Every application is initially processed by the Office of Research Compliance and, depending on the risk level and type of research conducted, sent for review to the UHSRC.


Meeting Dates

Greater than minimal risk protocols are reviewed at convened meetings (most protocols that are not greater than minimal risk are reviewed by continually on a first-come, first-served basis).

UHSRC meetings for Winter 2018 are the following Wednesdays at 1:30 pm:

January 24, 2018 (submission deadline Tuesday, January 3, 2018)

February 14, 2018 (submission deadline January 25, 2018)

March 14, 2018 (submission deadline February 21, 2018)

April 18, 2018 (submission deadline March 28, 2018).


The UHSRC meets in the 200 Boone Conference Room. If your study requires Full-Board review, you will be notified and invited to attend the meeting.



Elevating Communities, Inspiring Generations

EMU Research, 200 Boone Phone: 734.487.3090 mail