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Training and Education

Online Training

To get started with online human-subject-research training modules, hosted by Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), please complete the registration process at CITI Online Course. Please be sure to choose UC Merced as your institution.

Instructional videos on registering and choosing a training course are available here

For human-subject-research training: Please make sure to take either the Biomedical Research or Social/Behavioral Research Course to satisfy the prerequisite. The CITI Responsible Conduct of Research courses will not replace specific human subject training.

Education Sessions/Presentations

IRB staff members conduct in-person education sessions throughout the year through planned workshops or upon request. Announcements are sent out through Happenings emails for these workshops. 

To request an in-person education session, please contact the IRB office.