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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.

The UNM IRB has issued a plan to provide guidance to the UNM research community regarding staged resumption of in-person human research activities on campus at UNM, at field sites and venues off-campus, and at international research sites.

Please click here for the IRB Plan for Resuming or Starting Human Research Projects that Involve Face-to-Face Interactions with Participants.

Previous guidance from the UNM IRB issued 3/23/2020 can be found in the IRB Library under Guidance.


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