NUS-IRB: Guidelines for Social, Behavioural and Educational Research (SBER)

Please read our Submission Instructions before proceeding. The review process can be found here.


List of SBER Guidelines for Download


Submission Instructions
NUS Code and Procedures on Research
Research Data Management Policy
Conflict of Interest
Type of Review
SBER Guidelines – IRB Application Form (for Full/Expedited Review)
SBER Guidelines – IRB Exemption Form
Informed Consent
SBER Guidelines – Participant Information Sheet & Consent Form
Parental / Guardian Consent
Recruitment Materials
SBER Guidelines – Advertisements for Recruitment
Student Research
Ethics Review of Student Research
DERC Template for Reporting to NUS-IRB
Use of Deception in Research
Lucky Draws Lucky Draws for Recruitment of Research Participants

Please click here for the SBER forms.


Note: Guidelines and Forms are accessible to NUS researchers only.
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