Overseeing Study Abroad Research: Challenges, Responsibilities and the Institutional Review Board
This introduction to the third special issue on undergraduate research raises the question of oversight of undergraduate research during study abroad, the responsibilities of sending and receiving institutions for training and preparing students, and what role campus or program Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) should play in that process.
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