The Office of Research Assurances (ORA) is part of the University of Idaho’s overall effort to ensure the responsible and compliant conduct of its research enterprise. ORA is comprised of subject matter experts on research-related regulations, policies and guidelines. ORA is the university’s resource for compliance requirements and concerns.
Updated Online Submissions for IRB, COI, and IACUC Live, More Modules Coming Soon
U of I researchers will now submit and manage Institutional Research Board (IRB) protocols, Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) Disclosures, and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee protocols through the Vandals Electronic Research Administration System, or VERAS. The VERAS Module replaces the previous online and email systems used. More Office of Research Assurances functions will be transferring into the VERAS module as part of a long-term project to combine all pieces of research administration into one system.