Do I need IRB approval to interview people or observe their behavior?

Do I need IRB approval to interview people or observe their behavior?

Institutional Review Board (IRB) FAQs Do I need IRB approval to interview people or observe their behavior?

Do I need IRB approval to interview people or observe their behavior?

​Yes. There's a good chance such research may qualify for "exempt" or "expedited" review, but only the IRB can make that decision. Detailed information about these categories of review can be found in the application forms for the Exemption Review and Expedited Review.

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