ONLY SOFT COPIES IRB APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED WITH IMMEDIATE EFFECT
In view of the new work-from-home measures, the NUS-IRB office will only be accepting soft copies IRB applications. Please do not send hard copies applications to our office.
If you have already sent in your hard copy application, please send the soft copies to email@example.com.
NUS RCIO ANNOUNCEMENT ON CONSENT-TAKING, TISSUE BANKING, AND INCIDENTAL FINDINGS POLICY UPDATES
With the expiry of HBR consent-taking exemptions, activation of Tissue Banking Regulations and related regulatory amendments effective 1 Nov 2019, the Research Compliance and Integrity Office (RCIO) has issued an announcement on appropriate consents, NUS Tissue Bank principal person-in-charge (PIC), and updates to their Incidental Findings policy. Please refer to RCIO's website for more details. Researchers may reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for enquiries on the above announcement and updated policy.
Updates on the tissue banking regulations can be accessed from the Singapore Ministry of Health (MOH)'s webpage here.
1. "ETHICS REVIEW OF FACULTY RESEARCH BY DERC" GUIDELINES
With effect from 1 June 2019, some faculty research can be reviewed by the Departmental Ethics Review Committee (DERC). Please refer to the new guidelines on "Ethics review of faculty research by DERC" for more information.
2. NEW FORMS AND GUIDELINES ON SERIOUS ADVERSE EVENTS, NON-COMPLIANCE/ DEVIATION AND (UN)EXPECTED EVENTS
Three new forms and their guidelines have been uploaded for researchers' use. Please refer to the "Forms" tab.