FORM N. Off-Site Research
Research activities conducted at performance sites that are not owned or operated by the University of Kentucky, at sites that are geographically separate from UK, or at sites that do not fall under the UK IRB’s authority are subject to special procedures for coordination of research review. Additional information is required. Please complete and attach "Form N" to your IRB application submission.
Investigators conducting research at Shriners Hospital for Children are not required to include "Form N" in the IRB application.
If you are proposing research which will be conducted at a non-UK site(s), please mark the appropriate selection(s) in the space provided on the General Information Sheet [Section 1, Form A].
See the Guidance/Policy document "ORI's Off-site Research Guidance" for details on the requirements for conducting off-site research.
For guidance to help determine whether an off-site facility is considered engaged in the research, visit OHRP's "engagement memo" web page [HTML].
Please note: Research conducted within the Fayette County school system requires review by George McCormick, member of the Fayette County Board of Education, and documentation of his approval submitted to the IRB. You may contact Mr. McCormick by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling (859) 381-4245.