How long does IRB approval take?
The approval process can take several weeks, depending on whether you meet the submission deadline, the complexity of your project, the subjects you intend to work with, the completeness of your application materials, and other factors. Plan to submit your application at least three weeks before you want to start your research.
Congratulations! You've successfully navigated a complex process and demonstrated that your research is well-designed and ethically sound.
IRB approval is good for one year from the date of your approval letter. As Principal Investigator, you have a few ongoing responsibilities to the IRB. You must:
My project was approved! Now what?
As Principal Investigator, you have a few ongoing responsibilities to the IRB. You must: