Proposals will be reviewed by CCCC's Institutional Review Board.
Acceptance of the project proposal by Central Carolina Community College does not guarantee that the study can or will be conducted. Approval does not constitute a joint research project between the researcher(s) and CCCC. CCCC reserves the right to require anonymity. If CCCC is identified in any released findings, the researcher must obtain written permission from the college.
It is the responsibility of the researcher(s) to contact participants. Participants must be informed in writing that they have the right to withdraw at any time during the project. Further, participants should receive in writing the assurance that there will be no adverse consequences for not participating in the project.
Participants must be informed that CCCC is not conducting or sponsoring the research project. If the researcher(s) fails to adhere to any policy regarding research, CCCC may withdraw approval and discontinue the research. Additional information that must be provided to participants is listed on the application under "Informed Consent".
Participants and CCCC's IRB should have easy access to the findings of the research project. The board shall distribute the findings as appropriate. All findings must be shared with college leadership before being released for publication, public access, or to the media. If specific participants are identified in the released findings, the researcher(s) must obtain written permission from CCCC or the participant(s) for such identification.