About the ED/SBS IRB

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The ED/SBS IRB office is home to the Education and Social/Behavioral Science Institutional Review Board.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to protecting the rights and welfare of individuals participating as subjects in its research. The Education and Social/Behavioral Science Institutional Review Board (ED/SBS IRB) is one of three IRBs on campus. The ED/SBS IRB reviews all human research protocols in accordance with federal regulations, state laws, and local and University policies. The IRBs are composed of members from various disciplines in the educational, social, and behavioral sciences, as well as community members.

For more information about UW-Madison's Federal Wide Assurance and IRB Registration Numbers, please see here.

News and Announcements

  • May HRPP Newsletter   May 12, 2021, 3:10 PM CDT

    May 2021 Issue

  • March HRPP Newsletter   Mar 23, 2021, 9:29 AM CDT

    March 22, 2021 Edition

  • HRPP Newsletter   Feb 22, 2021, 3:27 PM CDT

    February 22, 2021 issue

  • New HRPP Newsletter   Feb 22, 2021, 3:24 PM CDT

    This newsletter will keep the research community informed about important human research protection program news.

  • Safer Badger App   Jan 21, 2021, 2:20 PM CDT

    Information from Nadine Connor, Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Policy and Compliance, regarding the Safer Badger App and how it impacts research subject participating in on-campus research studies.

  • IRB Insider   Sep 21, 2020, 12:25 PM CDT

    The September 2020 issue of the IRB Insider, the ED/SBS IRB Office newsletter, is now available!

  • IRB Efficiency Project   Sep 28, 2020, 10:03 AM CDT

    The UW IRBs recently launched a project to implement key changes to the IRB review process. Visit this page for updates.

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