Human Subjects - What Form Should I Use and What Should I Submit With the Form?

Is My Activity Human Subjects Research?

The DHHS definition of research is "a systematic investigation. . . designed to develop or contribute to generalizable knowledge." To help in your analysis, you are welcome to use the WORKSHEET: human research determination.

You are also welcome to submit a synopsis of the proposed activity to:

irb@temple.edu

The IRB will provide a written determination.

What Form Should I Use and What Should I Submit With the Form?

Applications When Do I Use It?
Application for Human Research Medical or social and behavioral research. See the Application's signature page for the required supplemental documents.
Classroom Project/Activity If your medical or social and behavioral classroom project/activity is human subjects research. See the Classroom Project/Activity Application's signature page for the required supplemental documents.
Protocol Templates
Investigator Protocol Template for Medical Studies If the Investigator's Department is on the Health Sciences Campus
Investigator Protocol Template for Social and Behavioral Studies If the Investigator's Department is on the main campus.
Consent Form Templates
Main Consent Form If the study is medical or if the social and behavioral study is more than minimal risk.
Minimal Risk Social and Behavioral Consent Form If the social and behavioral study is minimal risk.