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Capstone and Thesis Research: IRB Resources

IRB FAQs

Do you need to have your research reviewed by the IRB?

“In most cases scientific review is conducted by the student’s thesis committee rather than by the SRC.” (p. 5, IRB FAQs)

What is an Institutional Review Board (IRB)?

"The purpose of IRB review is to assure, both in advance and by periodic review, that appropriate steps are taken to protect the rights and welfare of humans participating as subjects in the research."

Bastyr University Research Institute

Office of Research Integrity