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IRB applications and resources are listed below. Preferably, only turn in applications that have print on one side (No double-sided pages please). Include the number of copies required with your application. Also, obtain the appropriate signatures before submitting the application. Incomplete applications will be returned.

About copies:

  • Non-Exempt Research Full requests require an original plus fourteen (14) copies.
  • All other applications require an original plus two (2) copies.

About signatures:

  • Student applicants have a three signature minimum: theirs (including any co-applicants), the responsible project investigator's, and the IRB Representative or Department Chair.
  • All other applicants need only their signature.

Submit all forms to 210 Showalter Hall:

In person: 2nd floor Showalter to the right. The Office of Grant and Research Development is on the left-hand side across from the mens bathroom.

Through interoffice: 210 SHW

By regular post: Office of Grant and Research Development, 210 Showalter Hall, Cheney, WA  99004.

Applications

Application for Non-Exempt Research

Application for Exempt Research

Application for Renewal of Approval

Application for Change of Protocol

Resources

Procedures for Submitting Requests

Guidelines for Completing an Application for Non-Exempt Research

Consent Form Writing Tips

Consent Form Template

Assent Form Template

Exempt Research Decision Aid

Assurance for Projects for which IRB Review is Not Required

Under certain conditions, classroom research projects and quality improvement/quality assurance (QI/QA) projects undertaken by EWU faculty, staff, and students do not require review and approval by the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Subjects Research. To conduct a project without an IRB review, all of the conditions identified for the type of project to be undertaken must be met. To assure that a project is not subject to IRB review and approval, an Assurance for Project for which IRB Review is Not Required must be completed and signed by the person responsible for the project. The application must be submitted prior to conducting the project. Submit an original and one copy, one-sided copies only.

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