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Getting Started:

  • Northeastern Illinois University's Institutional Review Board (IRB) Handbook
  • For students: Student IRB Training Brochure
  • Human Subjects On-Line Training: Researchers using human subjects must receive training on the protection of those subjects before receiving for IRB approval. This training is available for free online at: You will need to register for a free account to access the training module. For tips on getting started with CITI, please see this tip sheet.
  • Human Subjects Research at the Chicago Public Schools: If you are interested in conducting research in the Chicago Public Schools, a separate proposal must be submitted to the Chicago Public Schools Research Review Board (RRB) for review. Information about the CPS Research Review Board and its policies and procedures:
  • A guide to avoiding common mistakes in your IRB proposal

Forms to Apply for a New Project Involving Human Subjects:

Forms for Approved Projects with Human Subjects:

Research Resources

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