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eIRB+ is Northwestern University’s electronic submission and review system for human subjects research projects.

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Upcoming IRB Brown Bag Event:
DATE: Wednesday September 23, 2020; 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
TOPIC: Considerations for Research that Involves Use of Mental Health and/or Developmental Disabilities Information

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Click on “Read More” to read additional information about reporting concerns to the IRB office.

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Is your project considered research?

Does your research involve human participants?

If you are not certain whether your activity is Human Research or you would like for the IRB Office to make that determination for you and provide you with documentation of that determination, complete and upload the Human Research Determination Form (HRP-503) in the protocol section of the eIRB+ study application.

Is your human research project exempt from the regulations?

Is the Northwestern IRB the right IRB to review your human research?

Is your human research best reviewed by the biomedical or social behavioral IRB office?

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