Submit an Application

An IRB Application to conduct research can be obtained from the Gardner-Webb University Graduate School Office or online. Principle investigators are expected to develop a research protocol that should include the following: 

  • Specific research objectives;
  • Research methods and procedures;
  • Statistical/analytical methods to be used;
  • How data will be monitored;
  • Security measures for the protection of research data;
  • Funding/grant source (if appropriate)
  • Human subjects issues such as: potential risks and benefits of the study, informed consent, inclusion/exclusion criteria.