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The Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews research projects that involve human participants to uphold two broad standards: first, that participants are not placed at undue risk; second, that they give uncoerced, informed consent to their participation.
With representation from a wide range of scientific disciplines and from outside the academic community, the IRB gives prompt but individualized attention to the numerous research projects at the university.
Download IRB applications, appendices, post-approval submission forms and templates.
See information on the IRB review process, exempt research categories and post-approval review.
Find additional resources for biomedical researchers who serve as sponsor-investigators.
Find details on basic and advanced human subjects' protection training for investigators and research personnel.
Find out what researchers need to know about IRB policy, best practices and frequently asked questions.
Find out what it means to participate in research, how to contact the IRB, and frequently asked questions.
May 12, 2016, 12-1pm, Moos 2-690
The Human Research Protection Program will host a session on reporting requirements for research protocols approved by the Institutional Review Board. Register now
The newsletter includes information about IRB policy and form changes, regulatory updates, and upcoming events. Read the recent edition.
The HRPP has launched a webpage providing additional information about the proposed changes to the Common Rule. Learn about the proposed changes, ask questions, and send in your comments.
Interested in participating in a research study? Here are some things you should know.
If your research is greater than minimal risk, it must be reviewed by the convened IRB. Find information on upcoming committee meetings and deadlines.