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The Research Compliance Office (RCO) will be closed during Stanford’s Winter Closure from Thursday, December 21, 2023 through Wednesday, January 3, 2024.

Information for Non-Medical Researchers

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General Information

Who should submit a Non-Medical IRB application?

The Non-Medical IRB application is for researchers in the following schools:

  • Humanities and Sciences
  • Graduate School of Education
  • Graduate School of Business
  • Engineering (Bioengineering Department: contact IRB Staff before submitting a protocol)
  • Law
  • Doerr School of Sustainability

If the study will include any School of Medicine personnel, a Medical IRB protocol is required even if the study procedures are not medical in nature.

Contact the Non-Medical IRB

Please contact with any questions related to the Non-Medical IRB application process.

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