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Protecting research participants

We are committed to protecting research participants, upholding ethical standards, and improving our practice at every step. Learn more about the University’s core commitments and the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Apply to IRB

Instructions for submitting applications and reports to the IRB. Learn about ETHOS, the University's new electronic IRB system, set to launch March 27, 2017.

Research participants

Important information about volunteering in research.

Reporting complaints

Instructions on how to submit complaints.

IRB metrics

Information on submission volume and turnaround times.


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Research Community Newsletter

This monthly newsletter provides information about IRB policy and form changes, regulatory updates and upcoming events. Sign up and see past issues

Need help?

Email or call the IRB:
(612) 626-5654

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Office Hours: 8 - 4:30  M - F

Office Location:
D528 Mayo Memorial Building

Mailing Address:
MMC 820
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0392

Campus Mail Address:
MMC 820
Minneapolis Campus

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