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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.

Happy New Year! For the spring semester we will be offering our regular consult hours that can be scheduled using our online consult request form as well as GPSA walk-in hours at the SUB on the third Thursday of the month. Please see our calendar for specific dates. For faculty members who wish to have an OIRB staff member present to your class, please reach out to us through our main email, These trainings are scheduled are on a first come, first serve basis, so please provide us with several dates and times so we may best accommodate your request.


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