UW Research

Glossary of Terms and Acronyms

WIAP

Washington Innovation Advantage Program

WIRB

Western Institutional Review Board (e.g. FHCRC uses this IRB sometimes)

withdrawal

A subject’s participation in the research has been discontinued, either by the researcher or the subject, and they are no longer participating in any research activities…

WSIRB

Washington State Institutional Review Board (located in Olympia and used for research with state agencies such as DSHS, DoH and L&I)

WTC

Washington Technology Center (UW)