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RSCH 7100 Research Theory, Design, and Methods: Week 2

Becoming an Ethical Researcher

Walden University provides resources to help you meet ethical standards and avoid bias in your research.

The University's Institutional Review Board for Ethical Standards in Research (IRB) is responsible for ensuring that all Walden University research complies with the university's ethical standards as well as U.S. federal regulations. IRB approval is required before collection of any data, including pilot data. 

The IRB site includes a self-paced online tutorial that provides general information about the IRB as well as tips to help prepare researchers for the review process.

The Walden University Writing Center provides resources on ethical research writing, including: