Frequently Asked Questions

In competitions with multiple rounds, may additional authors be added after the first round/first submission?
Am I required to have Institutional Review Board (IRB) approval for my human subjects research?
If I am using mathematical formulas in my submission, including explanations of symbols, does each instance of presenting a formula count as an exhibit (and thus count against the limit of 10 exhibits per submission)?
How strict is the word limit?
Do footnotes count toward the word limit?
Should I use estimative language in written submissions to AWMF, like in a National Intelligence Estimate (NIE), or take an approach more similar to a journal article?
How may I preserve the anonymity of my interviewees?