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ISTAR Training Videos

The videos focus on the complex sections of the application for Full Board / Expedited research. A glossary of ISTAR terms is also provided.


Facebook admits manipulating users emotions in psychology experiment

A new research paper has revealed two startling pieces of information. First, it disclosed that Facebook manipulated the News Feeds of nearly 700,000... Read more


Oral History Project Used as Evidence — Participants were promised anonymity

Researchers recorded and transcribed oral histories from many of the leaders of the factions caught up in the Troubles in Northern Ireland. They... Read more


Who’s Protecting Whom From Deadly Toxin?

Researchers refuse to share genetic sequence of infectious disease with federal officials   ... Read... Read more