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Institutional Review Board

Welcome to the Human Subjects and Institutional Review Board (IRB) home page for the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth. 

We recently updated our website and hope you enjoy our site's new look.

Click here for IRB Forms

To learn more about the IRB and the administration of research ethics at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, visit our User Guide page.  It includes information for faculty, students and staff on the following topics:

  • guidance about what constitutes human subjects research
  • information about submitting an application
  • informed consent
  • children in research
  • protecting and securing data

Participants with questions, concerns or complaints about research should contact Andrew Karberg.

Answers to questions about our office, the IRB application process, consent requirements, recruitment and other questions are available on our FAQs page while our Special Topics page provides information on a number of areas involving human subjects research.

To see a listing of currently scheduled IRB Meetings and submission deadlines go to the Meeting Dates page.

The current roster of members of the IRB is available on the Members page.

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