Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University


Paying Study Participants: Ethical and Practical Considerations

Posted: September 14, 2018

Do you compensate participants who take part in your research? The Office of Responsible Research Practices, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, College of Optometry, and CHRR are offering a workshop on participant recruitment and compensation considerations in both medical and non-medical research. The workshop will:

  • Review regulatory guidance and university policy regarding participant payments
  • Discuss how to select the best compensation option
  • Explore case examples of participant payment methods
  • Review administrative requirements to pay participants and monitor compensation
  • Identify available resources for managing research compensation

The workshop will be held on Tuesday, October 16 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the James Cancer Hospital, Room L045, 460 West Tenth Avenue. The session will also be available via live stream.

Registration requested.

Contact: 614-688-8641 or

Category : Educational Offerings / IRB / ORRP