Newsletter Archive


September Email: COVID-19 FAQs and information

April Email: Melissa Spadanuda’s new position, UWM students and online surveys, Dropbox, Open records and research data

January Email: IRB Survey results, Parental consent waivers / “Opt-out” consent, Collecting gender demographics


October Email: Data storage and Security recommendations (information can also be found on our Guidance page)

September Email: IRBManager’s new name, Level 3 Confidentiality and Eligibility criteria reminders, Interviews vs. focus groups

Spring 2019: New IRB members and Vice Chair updates, New regulations, Justice and participant selection, 2018 metrics report


Spring 2018: IRB Chair update, CITI training clarification, 2017 metrics report

Fall 2017: New post-approval monitoring process, Upcoming changes to federal regulations, Important reminders about deferral agreements, IRB approval prior to recruitment, and training study team members

Spring 2017: New IRB members, Tips for study/participant IDs, International research, 2016 metrics report

Fall 2016: New IRB members, Fall 2016 training sessions available, Informed consent document tips

Spring 2016: New IRB members, IRB members’ research, Using devices in research

Fall 2015: 2015 IRB Satisfaction Survey Results, New consent form templates, 2015 Metrics Report

Spring 2015: Redesigned IRB website, Securing research data, FERPA refresher

Fall 2014: New guidance documents on incentives, consent and working with multiple institutions; How to determine if your project needs to be reviewed by the IRB; Updates to the policy on Payments to Research Subjects

Spring 2014: Logging in with your ePanther ID and password, Introducing the collaboration function for x-forms

Fall 2013: Results of the 2013 UWM IRB user survey, Updates to IRBManager functions, Data Confidentiality Guidance document

Spring 2013: Welcome to new IRB members, Anonymous vs. Confidential, Principal Investigator (PI) vs. Student Principal Investigator (SPI)