Utah Tech University IRB

Where to Start?

All research projects conducted by, participated in, or involving Utah Tech University Faculty, Staff, and students involving human subjects requires review and approval by the UT Institutional Review Board.

An IRB is an ethics committee composed of scientists and non-scientists who protect the rights of human subjects involved in research. The IRB is charged with the responsibility of reviewing and overseeing this research conducted under the aegis of Utah Tech University–See UT Policy 607 Institutional Review Board.

In light of the IRB’s mission to protect human subjects, and the potential regulatory consequences of not obtaining IRB review and approval for human subjects research, you should choose to err on the side of caution and consult the IRB when you are uncertain whether your study is human subjects research or not.

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