Additional IRB Support

In the case that your Institutional Research Board (IRB) wants you to submit a complete request or wants more information, we provide three resources for you to use:

AWE IRB Process Overview

Furnished by the Assessing Women and Men in Engineering Project, this overview describes the process for securing approval from your Institutional Review Board in order to conduct the SEM survey.

AWE IRB Approval for Use of Incentives to Recruit Students

Offering non-academic incentives to student respondents may result in a higher response rate. This document, furnished by the Assessing Women and Men in Engineering Project, describes the processes for gaining approval to use incentives.

Sample IRB Application Form

Supplied by the University of Colorado, Boulder, this sample IRB application includes the survey project description and other information you need to make an IRB request. The form is presented in Microsoft Word document (.doc) file format so you can cut and paste and customize the text according to your needs.