Office of Responsible Research


IRB Review Criteria

If any of the following criteria apply to your human subjects’ research then IRB approval prior to initiation is required, irrespective of funding.

  • The research is conducted by University faculty, staff, or students
  • The procedures are performed on the premises of the University
  • The procedures are performed with or involve the use of facilities or equipment belonging to the University
  • The research involves University students, staff, or faculty
  • The research project satisfies a requirement imposed by the University as the condition for the award of a degree or for completion of a course of study in the University
  • The research project satisfies an obligation of the faculty appointment at the University, as consistent with departmental research goals and objectives, including "clinical or adjunct" appointments
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