- Review by the department chair/center director/designee in which the Principal Investigator (PI) is administratively located for purposes of leading or supervising the research;
- For graduate student thesis or dissertation research, review by the student’s dissertation or master’s thesis committee chair (if allowed by the department – please check with your department chair); OR
- For externally funded research, documented (scored) peer review. A copy of the notification of peer review by funder must be submitted as a supporting document.
Please see the NP Submission checklist for a list of what documents are required. Grey highlighted documents are MANDATORY. Submissions will be withdrawn if these are not included. All documents necessary for a new project can be found in the Submission Forms & Templates.
We strongly encourage that initial submissions be as complete as possible upon submitting for IRB Review. Please carefully edit and proofread all application materials before submission to OIRB as incomplete and missing information will cause delays in the review process.