The Institutional Review Board is pleased to announce the adoption ofthe industry leading IRBNet suite of tools, bringing electronicprotocol management, on-line submissions and many other importantfeatures to the University of Texas at El Paso research community. TheInstitutional Review Board and the UTEP research community have longrecognized the need to reduce manual and paper-based procedures,streamline protocol submission and review processes and leverage today’sbest technologies throughout the research lifecycle. As an important step toward these objectives, the Institutional Review Board’s adoption of IRBNet now brings to UTEP a robust set of electronic tools supporting the management, submission, review, and oversight of our research protocols. Some of IRBNet’s many features include electronic documentmanagement, web-based protocol sharing and collaboration, automaticnotifications, electronic submissions and reviews, and important auditcapabilities including electronic revision histories, electronicsignatures, and event tracking.
The Institutional Review Board has carefully chosen IRBNet not onlyfor the important capabilities that it provides, but also because IRBNetis secure, web-based, extremely intuitive, and easy to use. You mayaccess IRBNet from virtually any computer using any web browser byvisiting IRBNet.org.You may now self-register as part of the UTEP community and immediatelybegin using these exciting new tools. Please download a copy of the IRBNet Training Energizer for Researchers and the UTEP IRBNet Guide information to help you get started.
All new study proposals, as well as revisions and renewals, must be submitted electronically via IRBNet; and all review decision letters will be issued electronically via IRBNet.