IRB Tip Sheets

ORARC provides tip sheets on various targeted topic areas that are not otherwise detailed within the HRPP or Toolkit. These tip sheets include HLC-specific considerations and case study examples, and may be helpful as you develop your IRB submission. If you have additional questions, please contact your department-assigned IRB Review Specialist.

Agent of Harvard

Communicating With Your IRB Review Specialist

Department Selection on an IRB Application

Dual Affiliation


Inclusive Demographic Data Collection

Primary Collection vs. Secondary Use

Providing IRB Guidance to Your Students

Remote Informed Consent

Student Researchers Needing IRB Review-Where To Start

Writing, Language, & Translations