UMN’s Human Research Protection Program is accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs. Learn about AAHRPP accreditation
Protecting Research Participants
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) reviews research projects involving human participants, working with investigators to ensure adequate protection and informed, uncoerced consent.Learn more about the Institutional Review Board
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To schedule a 15-minute Zoom consultation with the IRB, click the button below:
If you don’t believe that your question requires a 15-minute consult, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ETHOS Learning Labs
The IRB offers monthly ETHOS learning labs via Zoom. Intended for both new and experienced ETHOS users, each session will include an overview of ETHOS followed by opportunities to ask questions, learn navigation tips, and apply new skills.
Learning labs are held the second Thursday of every month from 12:00-12:45 p.m. Registration is not required, just click here to join