Any research or clinical investigation, whether funded or unfunded, that involves human subjects conducted by NSU faculty, staff, or students shall be under the jurisdiction of the IRB. The IRB is responsible for determining and assuring that:
ATTENTION: No participants may be approached or any research activities begun until you have received official IRB approval along with an approval memo and documents.
Below you will find information regarding the steps in the IRB process and what is required from you, the investigator. Read this information carefully. If you have questions regarding the IRB process, please contact your College Representative for further guidance.
Any activity that meets either of the following listed below, requires review and approval by the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) IRB:
Use the following checklist to determine if your study requires NSU IRB approval:
Visit our IRBManager Resources page for more information regarding the completion of this form.
*Information for completing steps 3-6 can be found on the IRBManager Resources webpage.
The Office of Human Research Protections provides Human Subject Regulations Decision Charts that are useful in understanding the different levels of IRB Review.
The following links provide an overview of the NSU IRB review process from the initial submission of your research protocol to the final approval.
NSU Office of Sponsored Programs
NSU Office of Clinical Research
NSU Office of Health Care Compliance