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Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences; Notice of Meeting

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In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:

Name: Advisory Committee for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences (1171), NSF.

Date/Time: September 21, 2001; 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Place: National Science Foundation, Room 970, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA.

Type of Meeting: Open (Members of the public who wish to attend should arrange access ahead of time with the contact person listed below).

Contact Person: Dr. Stuart Plattner, Program Director; Division of Behavioral and Cognitive Sciences, NSF, Suite 995; 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone: (703) 292-8740.

Minutes: May be obtained from the contact person listed above.

Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the National Science Foundation on issues related to the use of human subjects in social and behavioral research.


Discussions addressing the following topics:

Foreign Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

Training (for principal investigators, research personnel, IRBs)

Consent (forms, signing, group/individual, students as research subjects)

Ethnography/oral history; “ethical proofreading”


Secondary subjects/secondary data; linking data

Expanding the “exempt” category


Subpart “D” of the Common Rule

Research on the World Wide Web

Data archiving

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Dated: September 4, 2001.

Susanne Bolton,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 01-22518 Filed 9-6-01; 8:45 am]