The Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia is the IRB responsible for reviewing all non-medical behavioral human research for compliance with federally-mandated research guidelines. Behavioral studies require prior approval of University of Virginia's Institutional Review Board for Social and Behavioral Sciences. Learn more about the training and resources available below. IRB TrainingAll researchers listed on an IRB protocol have to complete IRB's training. If you are a researcher interested in participating, please complete the training via the UVA website.IRB DocumentsIRB policies and procedures can be downloaded via the UVA website.