Loyola University Chicago

The Graduate School

Professional Development & Academic Workshops

Fall 2016

Priority registration is given to graduate students in programs in the Graduate School. Space is limited. Your registration will be confirmed by email.

Working with the Institutional Review Board (IRB)

Wednesday October 26th from 5:00 – 6:00 pm in Granada 420, Lake Shore Campus

Graduate Students planning to conduct “Human Subject Research” should attend this information filled workshop. You will receive pointers for preparing your proposal and submitting it to the Loyola University IRB. 

Topics covered include:

  • The Types of Research Required to Submit to the IRB Consent & Training Requirements
  • Determining the Risk Level
  • Determining the Type of Review Required
  • Submission Procedures
  • Checking Submission and CITI Training Status’
  • Minimize the Risk to Subjects
  • Tips and Suggestions for Preparing a Proposal: Examples of Good and Bad Ideas

Andrew Ellis, Assistant Director for Research Compliance, will conduct the workshop. Space is limited. Graduate students enrolled in Graduate School programs will have priority on a first come, first served basis. Click here to RSVP.


Graduation Information Session

Monday, October 17; 4-5pm; Cuneo Hall 109

Wednesday, November 9; 5-6pm; Cuneo Hall 002

The University only holds one commencement ceremony per year in May but we have three degree conferral dates: December, May and August. If you plan to finish your degree for either December 2016, May 2017, or August 2017, you should attend one of these information session which will go over the eligibility process for conferral and also to participate in the May 2016 commencement ceremony.  We will offer several sessions both Fall and Spring semester.

Attendance is limited to graduate students in The Graduate School.  Click here to RSVP.

Is there a workshop topic you would like to see presented? Send us an email with your suggestions to gradschool@luc.edu.

Workshop materials from previous workshops


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