General Information for Researchers


As a researcher at Grand Valley, start by browsing through the following information. 


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Rules & Ethical Standards

Identify key federal and state regulations, including University policies, along with ethical standards governing human subjects research.


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Conducting Research at Grand Valley

Determine qualifications to conduct and authorize research, compliance procedures, and university resources to enable research endeavors.


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Beginning a Project

Understand what constitutes covered research that engages Grand Valley and requires IRB review and approval, eligibility for level of review, and how to complete a risk assessment.