IRB Application Required Materials

All submissions for IRB review must include:

Original, fully completed and typed application for review by the IRB.

A complete application includes:

  • Investigator's signature (please see procedures for who can serve as PI)
  • For Capstone projects — faculty sponsor's signature, student signature
  • All applicable attachments (recruitment materials, consent or permission forms, institutional approval letters, research instruments, and any other additional materials)

Supporting Document

Educational Training Requirements

Under the University's Federalwide Assurance with the HHS (PDF), all investigators (i.e., principal investigators, co-investigators, faculty sponsors, as well as other research personnel who have involvement with human subjects need to demonstrate a basic knowledge of human research ethics, regulations, laws, and local policies prior to initiating research with human subjects. At NYUAD, educational training has been assured for all research personnel who are involved with human subjects research. All NYUAD investigators are required to review the human subjects tutorial and may be required to take and pass the CITI Certification Exam before submitting materials for review to the NYUAD IRB.

Human Subjects Tutorial

The human subjects tutorial provides training in the following areas:

  • Relevant ethical principles
  • Relevant federal regulations
  • Written IRB procedures
  • Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) guidance
  • Other applicable guidance
  • UAE and Abu Dhabi laws
  • NYUAD policies for the protection of human subjects

Please note that the tutorial is the minimum requirement to conduct research with human subjects.