International Rules and Guidelines FAQ
How do I determine the "start date" of my project?
The start date of your project is when you begin to collect data for your experiment. The literature review and the design of your study will occur prior to your start date. The "projected" start date is the date you expect to start your project and is recorded when you complete Form 1A as you begin the review and approval process for your project. The "actual" start date is recorded when the review process is completed and the experiment begins.
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