Welcome to UNM's Office of the IRB!
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
IRB registration number: IRB00000431
Navigating the OIRB website
- If you are familiar with IRB submissions, you can access our forms in the IRB Library.
- If you are new to human subjects research at UNM, please visit the Researcher Toolkit.
- If you have questions about the current IRB submission process, go to the Submissions page.
- Use the IRB Submission Checklist to help complete all required documents for an IRB submission. Make sure to use current versions of forms and templates.
- Submit your study documents through IRBNet, you can also access IRBNet at https://irbnet.org/.
- For help using IRBNet, please use the IRBNet Submission Instructions as a step-by step guide or IRBNet Investigator Cheat Sheet as a quick reference guide.
The HRPP Annual Report is now available for Fiscal Year 2016.
Schedule a Consult!
Our staff is happy to help you with the IRB process:
- figuring out if you need to submit an IRB application
- understanding what documents you need to submit
- getting your application ready for review
- entering your submission into IRBNet
Use a Consult Request Form to schedule a one-on-one meeting.
IRB Outreach & Education
We're here to help you understand and navigate the UNM IRB by providing:
- IRB Workshops - one-hour session that covers a variety of Human Subjects Research topics
- IRB Consult - one-on-one session to discuss your project needs
- IRB @ Your Door - group session to talk about the IRB