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What kind of review will my research require?
Deciding on what type of review to apply for can be very confusing. There are so many types of research, where should you start? If you are a student, start by discussing your study with the Principal Investigator of your study. If you still have questions, Purdue's Human Research Protection Program is here to help.
The first step is to determine if your study even requires IRB review. Check out our Getting Started page on this website. The information there will assist you in determining if you need IRB review and the appropriate type of review. These review types are Full/Convened Committee Review, Expedited Review, or Exemption Status. We suggest that you familiarize yourself with the topic links located on the left margin of our homepage. These topics address many questions you may have such as who is eligible to serve as Principal Investigator, is your study eligible for exemption, which type of changes require submission of an amendment, etc.
Give yourself plenty of time for IRB review.
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