Protocol Requirement

A complete study protocol is required for all research projects (clinical and behavioural) submitted to the UBC C&W REB and must include, at minimum, the following:

  1. A background literature review (with accompanying references) that includes an explanation of the need/justification for the study
  2. The study purpose
  3. Hypothesis
  4. Objective
  5. Specification of end points/outcomes (if applicable)
  6. Research design including statistical analysis plan (if applicable) and detailed research procedure

Last Updated: 02/10/2012