What's New

Fastlane and Research.gov will be unavailable from Friday, November 8 at 8 p.m. until Tuesday, November 12 at 6 a.m. See full notice.

The importance of Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs). The MTA governs the usage of material used in your research and any intellectual property rights attached to it.

October 15, 2019 - The Kuali Research Protocols module is now available for human subjects (IRB) and animal subjects (IACUC). The Kuali login link  is located at: www.umass.edu/research/kuali.

Guides & Documentation - Training guides are available for both...


To allow for data migration neither e-Protocol nor Kuali Research (Protocols module) will be available until October 15, 2019. Starting October 15, 2019 all protocols for human subjects (IRB) and animal subjects (IACUC) will be submitted in Kuali.

The Office of Project Management & Training will offer study groups and support for those interested in becoming a nationally accredited Certified Research Administrator (CRA). If interested, email ra-training@umass.edu.

Sponsor registration and submission guidelines are now posted for DOD’s Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP).

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