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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office

COVID-19 RESOURCES AND NEWS

Winter Recess Reminder

Northwestern University will observe a Winter Recess beginning December 23, 2021 through January 2, 2022. During this period, all academic and administrative offices will be closed. We will return to normal business hours on Monday, January 3, 2022.  

eIRB+

eIRB+ is Northwestern University’s electronic system for human research projects. Research studies requiring IRB review and approval must be submitted through eIRB+.

eIRB+
Getting Started

Getting Started

Before preparing your application please read through the following steps to assess whether IRB review is required and, if so, how to complete the eIRB+ application.
Getting Started
Complaints

Concerns or Complaints?

If you have a concerns about a research study, have questions about your rights as a research participant, or would like to file a compliant - please contact us.
Concerns or Complaints?

Training

Northwestern University requires all individuals involved in the conduct of human research to complete human research protections training and to re-certify their training every 3 years.
Training

News

December Website Update

Various documents were updated this month. Click to read more.

New Biomedical Consent Form Template

The Biomedical Consent Form Template was updated this month. Click to read more.

Events

IRB Brown Bag Session

February 16, 12:00 PM
The IRB office offers a variety of basic and advanced training opportunities to support the Northwestern University Huma...