Institutional Research Review Board (IRRB)

Approval by the Institutional Research Review Board (IRRB) is required if you are seeking to conduct a research study at RMU (involving students, faculty, staff, or utilizing institutional data) or are a student enrolled in a RMU program with a research requirement.

The IRRB application and all supporting documents should be emailed to

The IRRB Board convenes the first week of every month. Applicants are informed of the status of their application (approved, not approved, approved pending modifications) after this time.

Please note that the IRRB application will need to be downloaded in order to be completed electronically.

Supporting Documents:
Informed Consent - Individual
Informed Consent - Focus Group


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