How do I determine which review process is right for a project?

How do I determine which review process is right for a project?

Institutional Review Board (IRB) FAQs How do I determine which review process is right for a project?

How do I determine which review process is right for a project?

​Several factors must be considered when deciding whether to file for Exempt Review, Expedited Review, or Full Review. The IRB has built a flowchart to help new researchers and staff—who may be unfamiliar with the IRB or with UAB—navigate the options.

Flowchart for Types of IRB Review

 
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