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Anonymous asked in Education & ReferenceOther - Education · 9 months ago

In the UK you don't require IRB for surveys, in the US you do, so what would you do if asked for it?


Do you just fill in the form and send it to them?

Update 2:

No you don't require it. Why some people don't read the guidelines and tell me wrong all the time???!!!

Update 3:

It's exactly the same as in the UK.

Update 4:

Thanks. It doesn't require it, but I already knew, because it's the same in the UK.

2 Answers

  • Tavy
    Lv 7
    9 months ago

    I'm in the U.K. and never heard of a IRB

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  • 9 months ago

    You'll have to explain what IRB is.

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    • Snoopy
      Lv 6
      9 months agoReport

      When you do experiments on humans or animals you need ethical approval in the UK which corresponds to the IRB in the US, except that doesn't apply to surveys, but I'm being asked for it, which is what confused me too. So instead I am going to write a letter explaining why it's not required, which..

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