Officially terminating your research project/program evaluation is standard practice.

If the overall length of your project has changed and your study is lengthened or shortened due to a change in funds or for any other reason, Heartland IRB maintains a process for formal closure.

Heartland IRB: school child
  • Download and save the file Formally Closing Your Research Study or Program Evaluation ( Word, PDF ).
  • Complete the form and save it to your desktop.
  • Next, click on the button Submit Your Paperwork.
  • Follow the directions on that page to upload your document.
  • Once this document has been received, Heartland IRB will roll-up all the project’s documentation into a PDF packet and email the packet to the client.