The Common Rule is the set of federal regulations that regulate research involving human subjects. Common Rule revisions were announced by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on January 18, 2017. Many of the changes were set to be implemented on January 19, 2018, however a delay has been proposed; and is currently under review by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget.
We will update this page as information becomes available.
The following are
on MSU research projects:
What You Can Do:
- Keep checking on this website. We will continue to add new materials and templates in advance of the implementation dates.
- Mark your calendar for our Common Rule training on January 24, 2018. More details coming soon.
MSU IRB Communications on Common Rule:
ORSP newsletter (pdf coming soon)
References and Resources
Final Revisions to the Common Rule: Notice Issued January 18, 2017
Council on Governmental Relations: Common Rule Summary Table