HBR Guidelines

Important Notice: From 1 July 2020, all new applications to NUS-IRB must be submitted through the iRIMS-IRB.

List of HBR Guidelines for Download

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

2) These guidelines are subject to changes as the Human Biomedical Research Act is implemented in phases.

3) The guidelines are in Microsoft Word format.

4) 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: https://webvpn.nus.edu.sg/dana-na/auth/url_52/welcome.cgi  






Submission Instructions
NUS Code and Procedures on Research
Research Data Management Policy
DPRT Circular on CITI Training
Conflict of Interest

Determination of HBR

HBR Self-Checklist for PI - Revised

Type of Review 
Exempt and Expedited Review - Revised
E-Declarations (Commercial Cell Lines and Human Biological Materials excluding Human Tissue Only) Revised
Informed Consent


Participant Information Sheet & Consent Form - Revised
Parental / Guardian Consent - Revised Download 
Recruitment Materials


Course Credits as Reimbursement Offering Course Credits as Reimbursement to Research Participants - New
Research Involving Tissues


Blood Collection
Extracted Teeth
Tissue Banking
Research Compliance Guidelines and Policies

Please click here for the HBR forms.

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

For non-NUS researchers, please contact irb@nus.edu.sg.

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