Exploring the Common Rule: A Guide for Beginners

Learn to navigate key sections of the Common Rule and successfully begin your journey through IRB administration.

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Learn Something New

PRIM&R programs offer opportunities to share information and strategies with experts and colleagues from around the globe.

IACUC Mini Boot Camp

IACUC Mini Boot Camp

An exciting new offering combining two of our most popular courses for those working in oversight of research with animals, this mini boot camp includes content from IACUC Fundamentals and Essentials of IACUC Administration, presented live in a convenient format for remote learning. Participants are welcome to attend one or both courses.

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New member benefit:  IACUC Channel!

New member benefit: IACUC Channel!

The IACUC Channel on the PRIM&R Online Community promotes networking to help build and strengthen effective animal care and use programs by providing a space for members to exchange ideas about their work, discuss best practices, and work through challenging issues. 

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IRB Administrator Mini Boot Camp

IRB Administrator Mini Boot Camp

Learn, discuss, and network with your colleagues and leaders in the field, sharpening your knowledge and skills as IRB administrators at PRIM&R’s IRB Administrator Mini Boot Camp. The mini boot camp will blend didactic presentations with case studies, discussions, and practical, interactive learning. Attendees will have access to a platform for networking and discussion via the PRIM&R Online Community. 

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Resources You Can Access Anytime, Anywhere

Research Ethics Timeline

This timeline summarizes key events in research ethics from 1900 to 2020. It highlights pivotal points that have shaped the current research ethics oversight environment.

Webinar Recordings & Bundles

Recordings of past webinars are available to view on demand! PRIM&R members have complimentary access to over 100 recordings and to webinar bundles.

Conference Archives

Packages of materials and recordings from past PRIM&R programs are available for purchase. PRIM&R members also have complimentary access to conference archives more than a year old.


Our Ethical Research Oversight Course is an engaging, interactive online course that equips IRB members and HRPP/IRB staff for their roles. Individual and institutional licenses available.

Upcoming Deadlines

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July 5

2021 AER Conference Late-Breaking Poster Presentation Program Submission Deadline

Share your innovative program about, empirical research on, or conceptual analyses of topics or questions relevant to human subjects research in a poster at the 2021 AER Conference.

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Call for Webinar Proposals

We are soliciting proposals for basic, intermediate, and advanced webinars on topics of interest to individuals working in the fields of human subjects protections and animal care and use. 

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Visit PRIM&R's Career Center

The Career Center is an active source for employment opportunities in the research ethics field, with new openings added regularly. Employers can post jobs easily and search resumes. Job seekers can find opportunities at all experience levels from all around the country.

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