Standards and Ethics

CSBR maintains and values high standards of professionalism, integrity in our scientific work, and compliance with scientific ethical guidelines. The following links provide additional information regarding these standards and ethics.


All research involving human participants is submitted to the University of Northern Iowa Institutional Review Board to ensure compliance with ethical standards.


CSBR adheres to the research standards of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (AAPOR).


CSBR is a member of the Association of Academic Survey Research Organizations (AASRO).


Evaluation activities conducted at the Center adhere to the Joint Committee Program Evaluation Standards.