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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

Monthly Website Update: May 2022

Guidance on Research Document Retention Requirements for Principal Investigators (HRP-1914) was published this month.

Staff Announcements: May 2022

We are pleased to announce the following IRB Office staff announcements: Angela May Baumgartner as Lead IRB Compliance Analyst, Compliance and Education Team; Katie Wright as IRB Analyst, Social and Behavioral Team; and Candy Melara as IRB Analyst, Biomedical Team.

Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.