Human Studies Council

Human Studies Council Institutional Review Board

Mandate and Organization 

The Human Studies Council (HSC) is CCSU’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), the body federally mandated to protect human participants in research conducted by CCSU faculty, students and staff. The role of the HSC is to facilitate and authorize university-sponsored research that respects the welfare and autonomy of human participants.

The HSC Administrative Team and the HSC members serve the campus research community under the direction of Dr. Glynis Fitzgerald, Dean of Graduate Studies/Vice President of Academic Affairs.