Institutional Review Board (IRB)
What is research with human subjects?
Research - Research means a systemic investigation, including research development, testing, and evaluation, designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge.
Human Subject - Human subject means a living individual about whom an investigator (whether professional or student) conducting research obtains:
- data through intervention or interaction with the individual, or
- identifiable private information.
If you plan to conduct Human Subjects Research, you must submit the appropriate form to the IRB for review and approval before beginning the research!
Full Board and Expedited Review Form
Exempt Certification Forms
Research Involving Pre-Existing Biological Specimens
Research Involving Pre-Existing Records or Data
Research Involving Normal Educational Practices
Research Involving Survey, Interview, Observational Procedures, or Educational Tests
Information Sheet Template for Exempt Research
Assent Template for Exempt Research