Review process

Submission instructions

Application Guide

Expedited Review

Exempted From Full IRB

Student Research Involving Human Subjects

Initial and Continuing Review

SUTD IRB Review Process & Timelines


SUTD IRB Review Process Flowchart


  • IRB - Institutional Review Board
  • PI - Principal Investigator
  • IRBS - IRB Secretariat

Submission instructions

All research conducted by SUTD staff involving the use of human subjects must be reviewed and approved by the SUTD Institutional Review Board (SUTD-IRB) before they are conducted.

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Submission Dates

The closing date for new applications will be 7th of each month, or the next working day if the 7th falls on a Saturday, Sunday or a public holiday. 

All new applications (soft and hard copy) and enquiries should be addressed to:

IRB Secretariat
SUTD Institutional Review Board
Office of Research and Industry Collaborations
Building 3, Level 5
8 Somapah Road, Singapore 487372