The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Research Ethics

About the Committee
The Institutional Research Board (IRB)
The Institutional Research Board (IRB) is the primary mechanism of ethics review on the Cave Hill Campus.
The IRB also serves the Barbados Ministry of Health (MoH). Membership includes representatives from each Cave Hill faculty, the MoH, and the broader community, including both scientists and laypersons.
 
 

Who are members of the IRB?
The IRB includes UWI faculty and staff appointed by the Pro Vice Chancellor for Research, senior staff from the Ministry of Health, and community representatives.
Each faculty of the University is represented, and the IRB includes at least one community member not affiliated with the University or the MoH.