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Institutional Review Board

Welcome to the IRB.

Concordia University Irvine (CUI) upholds professional standards of human subjects research (HSR) conducted by its faculty, staff, students, and partners. The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is composed of internal and external representatives across the schools and disciplines, committed to the advancement of ethical research and human subjects protections. IRB rules and policies are based on the provisions of the Protection of Human Subjects in the Code of Federal Regulations (45 CFR 46) and accepted HSR protections practices.

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Concordia University Irvine’s Institutional Review Board

  • If you are a first-time applicant, begin at Getting Started. You will be introduced step-by-step to Human Subjects Research (HSR).
  • If you are a repeat applicant (you completed a successful IRB application in the recent past) and you possess a CITI HSR Certificate valid for your entire research period, you may go directly to the IRB Application.
  • For detailed information, view the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
  • To contact the IRB Administrator, Contact Us.
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