IRB Application Resources

Click here to access UNH Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research (IRB) application materials, including sample consent form templates.

Studies submitted to the IRB for review must comprise a completed application form, including appropriate signatures, a research protocol (narrative), documentation of completion of the UNH Web-based training on human subjects protections*, and any required  supporting materials. IMPORTANT! If the researcher is a student, the faculty advisor must sign the application form and attach a letter of support for the research stating the student’s experience and the level of supervision to be provided.

*Effective September 1, 2011, applications to the UNH IRB must include for the project director (applicant) documentation of completion of the UNH Web-based training on human subjects protections.  The UNH IRB will not review applications missing this documentation. See here for more information.

Completed applications need to be submitted to Research Integrity Services, via email (to Melissa McGeeJulie Simpson, or Theresa Cherouvis), fax (603-862-3564), in-person, or by campus/US mail (Service Building, 51 College Road, Durham, NH 03824-3585).

Faculty, staff, and students who would like assistance in developing research protocols, or would like to discuss issues related to their research studies, should contact Melissa McGee, Compliance Officer in Research Integrity Services (RIS), or Julie Simpson, RIS Director.  Ms. McGee or Dr. Simpson are also available to talk to classes or groups of faculty, staff, or students about protecting human subjects in research and the IRB.

UNH IRB application Resources

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The Knowledge Base contains forms, instruction and training material, policies, guidance, tools, and other resources to support your research efforts by topic area.