The Application Submission Process


Please follow the indicated steps below to submit a new research study to the HRRC for further review and approval. Please note that all research involving human subjects performed at GVSU and/or by GVSU students, staff, and/or faculty must be reviewed and approved by the HRRC prior to the beginning of the research.


Your Turn

STEP 1 - Plan your Research Proposal

Consult the guidance documents below for assistance in preparing your submission.

IRBManager Link

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Student writing

STEP 2 - Complete Your Protocol Submission

IRBManager is a file sharing platform that enables researchers at GVSU to upload their proposal and all supporting documents and make them available to fellow researchers, their Authorizing Official (AO), and the HRRC.  

 

IRBManager User Guide

For additional information regarding the different required levels of review, click one of the links below: 

Levels of Review 

Interactive Decision Making Tool


STEP 3 - Authorizing Official Review

Upon Submission of you application to IRBManager, the form will automatically route to your Authorizing Official(AO). The AO has to review all documents and afterwards sign off on your submission as a whole. The protocol will not be reviewed by the HRRC until your AO completes this step.

AOs: For instructions on how to complete the review in IRB Manager, please see page 24 of the Instruction Manual.

For more information on the AO and their responsibilities, refer to:

Authorizing Officials Responsibilities

IRBNet

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Our Turn

STEP 4 - HRRC Review

The members of the HRRC will review all submitted material and make their decision concerning approval / denial of the research study. Find more helpful information below.

HRRC Estimated Review Times 

HRRC Meeting Schedule 

Discussion



Page last modified November 9, 2017