Approval for Research Approved by Another Institution Instructions


If you wish to conduct a research study at Smith College that has been approved by another institution (primary IRB), you must also receive approval from the Smith College IRB. The review performed by the primary IRB must meet the human subject protection requirements of the Smith IRB. Approval by the primary IRB does not guarantee approval by the Smith IRB.

Prior to seeking approval from the Smith IRB, see sections 1 and 2 on the Application Process page, and then submit the following to or via campus or U.S. mail to Bass Hall room 416:

You may be asked to provide other documentation, as needed.