For the word of God and the testimony of Jesus Christ

Purpose and Goals

Purpose

To ensure that participant hazards are kept within acceptable moral and ethical parameters when human subject research is conducted involving Cedarville University faculty, staff, and students.

Goals

  • To provide a moral screen for potentially harmful research studies, impeding them where necessary and modifying them where appropriate to keep potential harm within reasonably acceptable parameters.
  • To assess that proposed research studies fall within acceptable ethical parameters, impeding them where necessary and modifying them where appropriate to keep potential harm within reasonably acceptable parameters.
  • To screen studies which are incongruent with the Cedarville University mission and/or standards of conduct and impede their implementation.