Institutional Review Board

Determining Human Research Activities

Generalizable Knowledge - might include information presented to a broader audience or published with the intent of drawing scientific conclusions or increasing the body of scientific knowledge. This would not typically describe projects that are intended solely for internal assessment purposes, such as quality improvement/assurance, and program evaluations.

Will the proposed activity result in the development of, or contribute to, generalizable knowledge?

If you answered "No" to the above question, read the Policy below, fill out the Form, and submit it to the IRB.

If you answered "Yes" to the above question, please follow the submission guidelines in submitting your study to the IRB, or contact the IRB with any questions.