Institutional Review Board (IRB)

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Palo Alto University1791 Arastradero Rd.Palo Alto, CA 94304 Ph: (650) 433-3870

This site is dedicated to the PAU IRB. Research involving human subjects must be approved by the IRB, through the submission of your proposal via IRB Manager.

PAU faculty, staff, students or affiliates MUST seek IRB approval prior to engaging in the following research projects:

  • receiving archival data

  • collaborating with researchers at another institution who already have IRB approval

  • proposing original data collection.

For additional information, please refer to the remainder of our webpage inclusive of the IRB Standard Operating Procedures.

Conducting research through an anti-racism lens: See tips here!

The IRB website remains in ongoing construction. If you have any questions, please email