Faculty typically are involved in the following research activities:
A. Student class assignments: Is IRB approval necessary for this class project? Take our simple quiz to determine whether the project needs IRB oversight.
B. Student master's theses and dissertations: Master's theses and dissertations that involve human subjects or secondary/archival data require IRB review.
C. Faculty-led research projects: Self-directed faculty research involving human subjects always requires IRB review.
A. Many times, simple modifications to a design can prevent delays (or the need for resubmittal) in the application process. Reading through the Avoiding Pitfalls section reduces this likelihood.
A. Your form will need your original signature as Primary Investigator to be considered complete. Please see the application form instructions for more information on this step.
Please submit your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please feel free to follow up with the IRB in two weeks if you have not heard anything. For full review submissions (the most complex category) follow up in one month if you have not heard anything.