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    UVM’s electronic submission system is now available to Human Subjects (IRB) and Vertebrate Animal (IACUC) researchers.

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    A program of continuing education and training in the protection of human subjects is a federal requirement. We use our IRB listserve and Newsletters to partially fulfill this mandate.

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    UVM applies the Common Rule to all human subject research. We encourage you to check the Regulatory Changes web page for updates.

Outstanding oversight of safe and ethical research

UVM's Research Protections Office (RPO) is recognized for outstanding review/oversight programs that support the institution’s conduct of safe and ethically sound scientific research involving human participants, vertebrate animals and biohazards.


UVMConnect, our future electronic portal where investigators and staff connect to accomplish the business of research administration and compliance.


Human Subjects Research

Institutional Review Boards


Vertebrate Animal Research

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee


Biosafety Oversight

Institutional Biosafety Committee