Pre-Award

The Office of Research provides pre-award support for proposal development and help with Institutional Review Board (IRB) application materials. As soon as you have identified a funding source that you are interested in pursuing, please complete the Proposal Planning Form. For more information on the IRB,  see below.

Institutional Review Board

Researchers in the School of Education submit to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on the Charles River Campus. For information on what projects require IRB approval, the forms for IRB submission, and for policies and guidelines for conducting ethical research, please see the BU IRB website.