According to federal regulations, a research project can only be approved for a maximum of one year.
Once that approval expires, all research activities must stop, including enrollment of new participants, interaction with current participants, and analysis of identifiable data.
As a courtesy, the ORC will send two reminder notifications, approximately 60 days and 30 days, before IRB approval expires. At this time, you will need to submit the following if you would like to continue the project:
If the project is complete, please submit a Closure Request Form.