Research & Economic Development

Office of the Vice Chancellor


The University of Missouri Kansas City Human Research Protection Program Office of Research Compliance has developed this web page to provide you with additional information regarding participation in research.  Please use the links below to find answers to questions about participation in research.  
Research involving human participants (often referred to as "subjects") may take place in many locations around the Unversity campus or in locations off campus.  Research with human participants is conducted by many schools and departments including: Departments of Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, and Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy. 
If you are considering participating in a research study, remember that participation is completely voluntary -- you can choose not to participate, or if you do decide to participate, you can choose to stop participating at any time. The Bill of Rights for Research Participants summarizes the rights you have as a research participant.
The National Institutes of Health sponsors a web site, called Clinical Trials. This web site provides information to the public about clinical research studies. There are other sources of information about ongoing research known as "clinical trials" that can acquaint you with research about special topics.

Bill of Rights for Research Participants

Frequently asked Questions
The text box above provides an opportunity for Subject Outreach and is an opportunity for participants in research to convey concerns, request additional information about their rights or role as a research participant or general feedback about the participation in research.