IRB Policy: #9 Recruitment and Payment of Human Participants in Research

The recruitment of human participants for a research study is seen by the IRB as the initial stage of the participant selection and informed consent process. Before the Protocol PI may begin to recruit human participants for a specific study, both the recruitment methods and materials are subject to IRB review and approval.

Due to U.S. export regulations, Cornell researchers cannot send money or provide other transactions of value (e.g., gift cards, presents) to study participants in any of these locations: Cuba, certain regions of Ukraine, Iran, North Korea, and Syria.