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  • Animal Research: Animal Welfare Committee Forms

  • IRBNet is Lifespan's New electronic system for the administration and management of Animal Welfare Committee submission and records for researchers.

    All the forms you need to submit to the AWC can be found at

    Go to and begin the simple process of registering with IRBNet by clicking "New User Registration," in the top right corner. Select Lifespan as your affiliate during this registration process. Remember to have everyone you want to list on your personnel register as well. Then start creating your projects!

      If you have any questions, or would like to schedule in-person training, please contact Kate Brilliant at 401-444-2093.

      The deadline dates have not changed. Those dates can be found on this ORA website.