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Institutional Review Board


Welcome to Merrimack’s IRB website. If you want to find out more about what IRB does and how we operate here at Merrimack, you can look under IRB Guidelines

If you are not sure what forms you need to complete to receive approval for your human subjects research, see “What Type of Review Does My Project Need?” on this page. 

Once your application is complete, please send it, along with all supplementary materials, to  

Forms are on the BlackBoard site.

Remember: In order to conduct any research involving human subjects, you must first complete the online training module and include an electronic copy of your certificate of completion along with your IRB application. Questions may be directed to Michael Corcaran at

What Type of Review Does My Project Need?

This chart provides some basic information to help you decide what type of review is required for your project. Complete details on project types and review procedures can be found under IRB Guidelines.