Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University

Common Rule Revisions

The resources below were developed to help the Ohio State human subjects research community understand the revisions to the Common Rule issued on January 19, 2017 and planned to take effect on July 19, 2018. Please check back often as updates will be made on an ongoing basis.

Overview Definitions
Continuing Review Exempt Research
Informed Consent Cooperative Research
Lastest news: Delay in Common Rule Revisions Announced

Cooperative Research Revisions

Any institution located in the United States that is engaged in cooperative research must rely upon approval by a single IRB for that portion of the research that is conducted in the United States.  This requirement becomes effective 3 years after publication of the final rule (January 20, 2020.)