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Institutional Review Board

STI Myanmar University

Science and Tech International Myanmar University (STIMU) has been standing as the most comprehensive private higher education provider in Myanmar since 2006, working in collaboration with various renowned universities across the world. 

STIMU has made strides in every aspect of its development in nurturing the future generation of Myanmar and has produced well-rounded intellects in various sectors such as business, architecture, engineering, literature and health sciences. 

As research being the backbone of higher education, STIMU is thriving with building up an enhancing environment for proper scientific enquiry for the students. With this, STIMU has now setup a Board that will review the research projects made by the students guiding the researchers to make the scientific investigations with integrity. This will be named as Institutional Review Board (IRB) of STIMU. 

The Board members are the scientists, the scholars and well-respected members of the community to represent the public who could become the subject of a research project. The Board will oversee the research projects to be in alignment with good conduct of research. 

Missions 

The purpose and objects of the IRB shall be: 

    1. Education of researchers on ethics principles of the research. 

    2. Review of research proposals to scrutinize if they are in the ethical boundaries. 

    3. Make decision to accept or reject a research proposal form the ethics principle point of view and give feedback to the researcher. 

    4. Development of a research registry at STIMU. 

    5. Collaboration with the collateral Boards and organizations when necessary. 

IRB Members

According to the Academic Board meeting held on 15th of December 2021, Science and Tech International Myanmar University has formed the Institutional Review Board with the following members. 

No.

Name 

Job title 

Position in Board

Professor Than Myint

Member of the Human Rights Commission, Myanmar

Chairperson

Professor Hla Hla Win

Rector of the University of Public Health/ Academic Board member of STIMU

Vice Chairperson

Professor Pa Pa Soe

Professor and Head of the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Medicine (2) Yangon / Academic Board member of STIMU

Member

Professor Kay Thi Lwin

Professor and Head, Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Medicine Magway/ Academic Board member of STIMU

Member

Professor Shwe Pyi Soe 

Retired Professor, Department of Myanmar, Osaka University, Japan

Member

U Percy Myo Myint 

Professor, Department of Architectural Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology

Academic Board member of STIMU

Member

Dr Ma Ma Thant 

Assistant Professor

Myanmar-Japan Legal Research Center, University of Yangon and Nagoya University, Japan

Member

Professor Cho Mar Lwin

Member of the Board of Directors, STIMU

Member

Dr Aung Phone Zaw

Senior lecturer and course coordinator, STIMU

Secretary

Dr Thinn Yu Aung 

Senior lecturer and course coordinator, STIMU

Joint Secretary


 

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