SBER Guidelines

Important Notice: From 1 Dec 2020, all submissions (new application, protocol amendment, renewal, closure, incident) to NUS-IRB must be submitted through the iRIMS-IRB.

List of SBER Guidelines for Download

1) Please read the Submission Instructions before proceeding. The review process can be found here.

2) The guidelines are in Microsoft Word format.

3) Please note that all forms and guidelines are only accessible via NUS network for NUS staff and students. If you are off-campus, please connect to VPN first before accessing the the files. VPN link:  





Submission Instructions
NUS Code and Procedures on Research Integrity
Research Data Management Policy - Revised on 20 Nov 2021
Research Data Management Policy FAQ - New Download
Conflict of Interest - Please refer to the Conflict of Interest Policy for NUS Staff  
Informed Consent


SBER Guidelines – Participant Information Sheet & Consent Form - Revised
Parental / Guardian Consent
Recruitment Materials

SBER Guidelines – Advertisements for Recruitment

Faculty / Student Research by DERC


Ethics Review of Student Research by DERC
Ethics Review of Faculty Research by DERC
DERC Template for Reporting to NUS-IRB - Revised
Exemption Categories
List of SBER Exemption Categories - New
Use of Deception in Research
Lucky Draws
Lucky Draws for Recruitment of Research Participants
Course Credits as Reimbursement Offering Course Credits as Reimbursement to Research Participants - Revised
Research Compliance Guidelines and Policies

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