Award for Excellence in Human Research Protection
Innovation Award criteria

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The Award for Innovation will be given each year to the entry, if any, that judges consider most worthy of the name. Other entries may receive an Award of Excellence or Certificate of Merit based on judges' assessments. Criteria for evaluating applications for the award are as follows.

Report of work completed in the past 5 years that demonstrates:


Note: The report may have been written by the nominee, a journalist reporting the nominee's work, or the nominee with a professional writer. A published research report (or one in press) that advances thinking about and/or knowledge regarding the protection of human subjects of research is eligible for the Award.

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