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IRB Bulletin: January 2023

Thank you everyone who joined our Annual Open House in December! This month's IRB Brown will be an "Ask the IRB" so please register and submit your questions in advance. We also welcomed the following new staff: Laura Loeb, IRB Analyst to the Social and Behavioral Team; Brittane Foy, Senior IRB Compliance Analyst to the Compliance and Education Team; and Rita Knasel, IRB Reliance Analyst, to the Reliance Team.

IRB Bulletin: December 2022

The IRB Office updated numerous protocol templates and Liberty (“Libby”) Stouffer and Mila DeMarte, IRB Analysts, joined the Biomedical Team this month. The IRB Bulletin is sent monthly via the IRB listserv and IRB News & Announcements webpage.

Events

IRB Brown Bag | Human Research through an International Lens: A ...

February 15, 12:00 PM
The IRB Office is honored to host a special presentation by Northwestern University's Senior Director of Export Controls...

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