Online Research Training

Human Subjects Protection - Online Training


This web-based course reviews the basics of protecting the confidentiality of participants in research studies. Registration is required, but the course is free.  The course takes about 2 hours to complete. While the course is developed by the United States National Cancer Institute, its principles are applicable to all research with human subjects. The IIRRM strongly recommends that all its members complete the online course. Members of the IIRRM who are participating in IIRRM research protocols are required to complete this or an equivalent course before beginning participation.

Online Epidemiology and Research Design Courses

A collection of thousands of online lectures on principles of epidemiology, the internet, and global health in multiple languages.  Free Course and resources!  Produced at the WHO Collaborating Centre University of Pittsburgh, SuperCourse(SC) has a network of about 2 million scientists in 174 countries (together with BA African Networks) who are sharing for free a library of more than 203,000 lectures in 33 languages.