Research Integrity

Office of Research Integrity

Research Integrity ensures research at Ball State University is in compliance with university policies and with applicable provisions of federal, state, and local laws and regulations.

The Summer 2015 newsletter is out! Read it here.

Note: The Institutional Review Board and the Office of Research Integrity will advise student researchers on matters directly germane to institutional, state and federal guidelines on research and the IRBNet submission process. The IRB and ORI will not advise students on their research projects beyond its legal and ethical scope. The IRB and ORI will not advise students on the research design process including, but not limited to, survey design, questionnaire wording, study procedures, data analysis, etc. Students needing advice on research projects beyond the scope of the IRB and ORI must consult with their faculty advisors.

IRB Deadlines and Meeting Dates

Human Subjects Research FAQ's

How to Submit a Research Proposal

Research Proposal Guidance Pages

IRBNet Guidance Pages

Human Subjects Proposal Guidance Pages

Animal Subjects Proposal Guidance Pages

Forms and templates for submitting a proposal can be found in IRBNet

Committees and Programs

IRB - Human Subjects

IACUC - Animal Care and Use

IBC - Biosafety

RSC - Radiation Safety

SFCI/COC - Signifiant Financial Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment

Education and Training

CITI Training

IRBNet Overview

IRBNet Help

Request a Training Session for a Class

Send out your survey using the Ball State Communications Center

Applicants interested in ASPiRE grants should contact the Sponsored Programs Administration.



The next scheduled pickup for Hazardous Materials will be July 29 & 30, 2015. Please see Lab Safety page for more information.
IRB policies are now being posted on the website. Click the policies tab below to view them.
Office of Research Integrity
2000 West University Avenue
Teachers College, Room 409
Muncie, Indiana 47306

Phone: 765-285-5052
Fax: 765-285-1328