INTEL INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING FAIR

Intel ISEF 2018 Rules

CHANGES AND MODIFICATIONS SINCE 2015

Projects involving student designed invention, program, etc.
  • Wording has been changed from "testing of student–designed invention, program, concept, etc." to "testing of student–designed invention or prototype."
Changes to Form 4–Human Participants Form
  • Added clarification that the lower part of the form is for IRB Use Only.
  • Added “Designated Supervisor Required” as a possible condition for IRB approval.
Potential Hazardous Biological Agents (PHBAs)
  • Added hooves, nails and feathers to the list of tissues that do not need to be treated as PHBAs
  • Removed the requirement of SRC approval for some studies using E.coli K–12.
  • Studies of E.coli K–12 which are done at school and are not rDNA studies are exempt from prior SRC review and require no additional forms.
Vertebrate Animal Rules
  • Studies in which livestock or fish are being raised for food using standard agricultural/aquacultural production practices are allowed. The livestock or fish may be euthanized by a qualified adult for carcass evaluation.

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