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Student Research

Human Subjects Process

Anyone conducting a research project must complete a protocol review request form.

  1. Download all necessary documents (where are these forms?)Protocol review request form
    1. Cover form
    2. Consent form
    3. Consent instructions
    4. Decide with mentor whether you need biomedical or social/behavioral basic CITI training
    5. Complete appropriate CITI Training-Scroll down webpage and click either biomedical basic or social/behavioral basic under “Basic Courses”
    6. Protected Health Information form
  2. Complete the documents and work with your advisor or mentor on accuracy of the documents
  3. Submission of all above forms, including the tutorial approval form, to the chair of the department human subjects committee electronically once approval is granted from your advisor or mentor on the project
  4. The chair of the human subjects committee will determine whether the request should be exempt, expedited, or go through full committee
  5. Feedback will be sent back to chair and, if changes are needed, the student and advisor or mentor will be notified and given up to one week to make appropriate changes and resubmit to the chair of the committee

Once approval is granted, a formal letter of approval will be sent to the student and advisor or mentor for the project to begin

CITI Training
Human Subject Student Protocol Review

IRB Human Subjects Consent Forms (All Dept.)

Instructions for the Consent Document
Informed Consent Form
Informed Consent with HIPAA Authorization
Parental Consent Form
Child Assent Form
Media Release Form

Nursing NRB Forms

Overview of NRB Process
NRB Pathway Document
Nursing Decision Checklist
Non Human Subject Student Application Form

Kinesiology, COSD and Social Work DRB Forms

Overview of DRB Process
DRB Pathway Document
DRB Decision Checklist
Non-Human Subject Student Application Form

Instructions

Participant Directions
Creating a Poster

You must make an appointment by 5pm on April 10th to be able to print on the 13th, 14th, or 15th. Contact Liz Pettijohn, Kinesiology dept., ext. #7665, or e.pettijohn@tcu.edu. Posters must be in final form. Only one copy will be printed, so check work carefully.  Allow 30-45 minutes for poster to print. If you have a poster to be printed after April 15th at 5:00 p.m., you will need to go off- campus for printing. In order to print your poster, you must first save to a PPT file.

Deadlines

Wednesday April 8, 2020 at 5:00pm final deadline to submit application and abstract
Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 7:20-8:00 Check in and set up posters
Thursday, April 16, 2020 from 1:00-4:00 Student Research Symposium & Award Ceremony

Application & Abstract

To access the Symposium Application & Abstract form, click the link below. Please submit your application (with abstract, 200 words or less) through Qualtrics.

Application

Abstract Samples

Abstract Sample 1
Abstract Sample 2

Poster Samples

Poster Presentations Directions PPT
Kinesiology Ex. Phys. Lab Sample Poster
Department of Social Work Undergrad Poster
Department of Social Work Graduate Literature Review Poster
Department of Social Work Research Poster
Template Option 1
Template Option 2

Submission Checklist

You should be able to check each of the following items:

  1. Student research link has several documents for use:
    a. Research Symposium Application Form
    b. Call for Student Research Symposium Proposals
    c. Abstract Samples
    d. Poster Template
    e. Poster Samples
  2. Prepare application  (See 1.a. above)
  3. Prepare abstract (200 words or less)

Submit application online by 5:00 p.m. April 8th, 2020 via online application.

HCNHS Student Travel Grant Program

The HCNHS Student Travel Grant Program has been established to support travel of undergraduate and graduate students related to research.  Only HCNHS students may apply for these competitive funds to present the results of their TCU research or to conduct research related to their field of study.  Maximum award is $500 for domestic travel and $750 for an international destination.  Limited funds are available and are awarded at three different times throughout the year to accommodate when students might need to apply for travel. Grant awards will be determined, up to the fund limits, by the Associate Dean of Research, Dr. Rhea.

  • Completed application forms must be submitted by one of the three dates below to Dave Farbo, Research Center Projects Manager, 2002 Bass Building or d.farbo@tcu.edu. All travel awards will be announced two weeks after the submission due date.
  • Graduate Students Only: You must apply for Graduate Studies grant funding also (see below for application). Once determined how much graduate studies will reimburse, Harris research will reimburse up to allowable funding amount.

October 4, 2019          Travel Oct 14 through Feb 14, 2020

February 7, 2020        Travel Feb 15 through May 18, 2020

May 1, 2020                  Travel May 19 through October 14, 2020

  • Please note that all applications must contain the endorsements of the Department Advisor/Chair.
  • Priority will be given to students who have not received a previous HCNHS travel award.
  • Students may receive one to two awards per year depending on funds.
  • Only one student per presentation submitted can be considered for a travel grant.
  • If graduating prior to conference travel, you may submit for reimbursement up to 6 months after graduation date.

Student Travel Grant Application
Student Travel Grant Budget Form

HCNHS Student Research Grant

The HCNHS Student Research and Creative Scholarship Grant Program has been established to support HCNHS undergraduate and graduate student projects/research.  Only HCNHS students may apply for these competitive funds to support their projects/research.  It is expected that grants will be awarded to a student and faculty mentor pair.  TCU undergraduate students from any major within HCNHS and at any level of study will be eligible, along with a TCU full-time faculty member mentor.  Maximum award of $500.  Limited funds are available and are awarded at two different times throughout the year to accommodate when students might need to apply for support. The award will be made directly to the student and may be used to pay for supplies or other expenses directly related to the project.  Grant awards will be determined, up to the fund limits, by the Associate Dean of Research, Dr. Rhea.

  • Completed application forms must be submitted by one of the two dates below to Dave Farbo, Research Center Projects Manager, 2002 Bass Building or d.farbo@tcu.edu. All support awards will be announced two weeks from the submission due date.

October 4, 2019         Support Oct 14 through Feb 14, 2020

February 1, 2020         Support Feb 15 through May, 2020

  • Please note that all applications must contain the endorsements of the Department Advisor/Chair.
  • Priority will be given to students who have not received a previous HCNHS research grant award.
  • Students may receive one to two awards per year depending on funds.

Mentors and students are expected to participate throughout the year in assessment of the support initiative. If a student receives an award for research support, then in turn they will be expected to present at the student research symposium in the spring.

Student Research Grant Application

Research-Related Student Travel

TCU Graduate Studies offers travel grants for graduate students up to $400. Click here for more information and application.

Boller Presentations

Dates

Wednesday, April 8th from 12:00pm-5:00pm