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Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office

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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

IRB Bulletin: November 2022

As a part of the Northwestern University IRB Office’s initiative to share timely resources and information with the research community, we are excited to welcome you to the new IRB Bulletin! The IRB Bulletin is released at the beginning of each month and contains relevant updates from the IRB office. This month's updates include the new FAIR workgroup, new guidance on PIPL, staffing announcements, and more!

IRB Bulletin: October 2022

The following documents and webpages were created and/or updated on this past month: (New) Guidance on Suicidality in Human Research Protocols HRP-1915; (Updated) Human Research Determination HRP-503; (Updated) Supplemental Consent Language HRP-1722 for Social Behavioral research; and (Updated) Informed Consent & HIPAA Pages.

Events

IRB Office Annual Winter Open House

December 14, 12:00 PM
Wieboldt Hall South Entrance, 340 E Superior St
Please join the IRB Office and our dear colleagues in bidding a warm farewell to 2022 with refreshments, games, prizes, ...