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The Office of the IRB (OIRB) facilitates the UNM IRB for Main Campus. It is the commitment of the OIRB to promote the safety and protection of people involved in human research by providing support, guidance, and education to facilitate ethical and scientifically sound research. The OIRB serves UNM Main and Branch Campus student, staff, and faculty researchers.

Federal-wide Assurance Number: FWA00004690 | Expires: 05/16/2021
IRB registration number: IRB00000431

The UNM IRB is one component of The University of New Mexico Human Research Protections Program (UNM HRPP). See more about the UNM HRPP.

Now Accepting Applications!

The UNM IRB is now accepting applications for the Graduate Student IRB Member for 2019. For more information, please see the Info Sheet. To apply, please complete the following and submit by October 31, 2018:

  1. Graduate Student IRB Member Application
  2. A current CV or resume
  3. A letter of recommendation from your faculty advisor or department chair

Applications should be sent to


Researcher Portal