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    Guidance for completing activities in ESTR

ESTR How-To Guides
Document For... Summary
Study Submission Guide PI & Study Staff A step-by-step guide for the study staff through creating and submitting a study, responding to clarification requests, and getting started with modifications, continuing reviews, and new information reports.
Study Reviewer’s Guide IRB Reviewers A step-by-step guide for reviewers through finding review checklists, viewing the study details, and submitting review decisions.
IRB Staff Administration Guide IRB Office Staff A guide for IRB staff that provides an IRB process overview and introductory navigation and procedural information.
Ancillary Reviewer Guide Assigned Ancillary Reviewers A guide for ancillary reviewers that provides an ancillary review process overview and introductory navigation and procedural information. Ancillary reviewers can include faculty sponsors, department reviewers, and IT Security reviewers.

Research Administration and Compliance Suite (ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, & Data Safety Focus) Informational Sessions 

The system support team is holding one-hour information sessions intended for those that use the ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, or Data Safety components of the Research Administration and Compliance suite of applications.  This time will include a brief system overview and time for discussion.  Registrants may stay for the whole session or drop in at any time during the hour to talk through using the suite.  

Please register to join by visiting the preferred session page (linked list below):

Suite Outage Scheduled for November 2021 Upgrade (impacting OAIR, ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, and Data Safety)

October 19, 2021

The research administration and compliance suite of applications, including OAIR, ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, and Data Safety will be unavailable from Friday, November 5 at 7:00pm ET to Monday, November 8 at 7:00am ET to complete a major upgrade, with navigation enhancements, SmartForm revisions, and updates to notifications and background activities.  Please...

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