Useful Links (Harvard & Federal Websites), Resources

Electronic Data Security

With identifiable, confidential, and/or sensitive data increasingly being transferred and stored electronically, it is important for all Harvard researchers to be aware of and adhere to the Harvard Enterprise Security Policy:

Psychology Study Pool

Harvard approved online survey resource

Human Subjects Payment Policy

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Handbook

Harvard College Handbook for Students

Global Support Services (GSS)
Harvard’s Global Support Services provides tools and guidance on international business operations, and are available to help schools, faculty, and staff

Office of the General Counsel (OGC)
Consult with the Office of the General Counsel and Global Support Services to anticipate issues that may be raised by host country laws and customs, Harvard principles and procedures, and/or U.S. law.

HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Information
Federal HIPAA Information

Clinical Research and the HIPAA Privacy Rule

Harvard HIPAA Information

Harvard rules for postering and tabling
Postering and Tabling

Federal Regulations for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46)

This document, Chapter 45 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 46, details the rules relating to federally-funded research involving human subjects.

The Belmont Report (Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research)

This document, produced by the National Commission for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research, is a statement of basic ethical principles and guidelines for biomedical and behavioral research involving human subjects.

Office for Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services

This office is responsible for administration of the regulations at 45 CFR 46 concerning the use of human subjects in research.


Other Harvard University Human Subjects Committees

Harvard School of Public Heath Human Subjects Committee
Harvard Medical School/Harvard School of Dental Medicine Committee on Human Studies