|Institutional Review Board(IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects|
The IRB review process is outlined in the Shaw University Research Investigator's Manual. All investigators who wish to submit an application to the IRB must familiarize themselves with the manual prior to submission. The IRB's Standard Operating Procedures Manual may also provide insight into the IRB review process.
IRB Submission Process Flow Chart (55KB-PDF)
If you are collaborating with another institution call the IRB office for additional information prior to initiating the application process.ALL RESEARCH INVOLVING HUMAN SUBJECTS MUST BE SUBMITTED TO THE IRB FOR REVIEW PRIOR TO INTITIATION. In order to determine if your proposed work must be submitted for review please read the following:
Is my work considered research?
What is a systematic investigation?
What is "contributing to generalizable knowledge"?
What is a human subject?
If you have any questions relating to the definitions above, please call the Office of Human Subjects Protection (OHSP) for clarification at 919-719-1894.
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