iRIMS-Ethics (IRB)

iRIMS-IRB is an online system that manages all new applications, protocol amendment, renewal, closure of studies and incident reports submitted to and reviewed by NUS IRB. Researchers can monitor all their submissions and studies from a single dashboard, as well as, track protocols that are expiring in 90 days or less.

From 1 Dec 2020, all submissions (new application, protocol amendment, renewal, closure, incident) to NUS-IRB must be submitted through the iRIMS-IRB.

Please look through the user guides, training videos and FAQ before you use the online system. These materials are only accessible via NUS network for NUS staff and students.

LOG IN FEEDBACK

    1. Device specifications for optimal iRIMS-InfoReady experience:
      • Display with 1024x768 or higher resolution.
      • Internet Explorer 11, Mozilla Firefox, or Google Chrome for PC; Safari, Firefox, or Chrome for Mac.
      • Microsoft Edge is provisionally supported for Windows
    2. Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Pulse Secure sign-in is required when accessing the user guides outside of NUS network.
      1. By default, all NUS Staff are granted access to iRIMS-IRB.
      2. NUS Students who require access to iRIMS-IRB OR NUS Staff who would like to request access for NUS students associated with their research can do so by fill up this form - Account Creation Request Form. Access will be granted within 3 working days of request. Please note that you should not request for access if you are submitting an application to the DERC. iRIMS-IRB is only for submission to NUS-IRB.
      3. Students will require 2FA account creation to access iRIMS-IRB, as such, should contact IT Care itcare@nus.edu.sg or 6516 2080, for this to be set-up.
    3. Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Pulse Secure sign-in is required when accessing the user guides outside of NUS network.
      1. Users can access iRIMS in three ways:
        1. Key in the is https://nus.cayuse424.com/rs/irb in your web browser
        2. Access via NUS-IRB Website (click on iRIMS Tab)
        3. Access via eServices in NUS staff portal
      2. The following login prompt will be displayed. Enter your NUSNET ID and password to sign in with the Two-Factor Authentication (2FA). Please ensure the 2FA for this NUSNET ID is setup. Refer to https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/2fa/ for instructions on how to setup 2FA.
         
      3. Upon successful login, the iRIMS dashboard will be displayed. Click on the IRB tile to access the module.
      4. Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Pulse Secure sign-in is not required when accessing iRIMS-IRB within the NUS network.
  1. For more information, please click here.
  2. Virtual Private Network (VPN) or Pulse Secure sign-in is required when accessing the user guides outside of NUS network.

    iRIMS-IRB USER GUIDE
    For Researchers

    iRIMS-IRB USER GUIDE
    For Organisational Approvers

    Submitting the 1st Modification submission for legacy studies
    How to submit a protocol amendment for the 1st time via iRIMS-IRB (for legacy studies)
  3. If you are off-campus, please connect to VPN first before accessing the files.
    VPN link: https://webvpn.nus.edu.sg/dana-na/auth/url_52/welcome.cgi
    1 Dec 2020

    iRIMS-IRB dashboard

    1 Dec 2020

    Beyond dashboard and other tabs

    1 Dec 2020

    Starting a new study

    1 Dec 2020

    Preparing a SBER application

    1 Dec 2020

    Submitting a SBER application

    1 Dec 2020

    Preparing a HBR application

    1 Dec 2020

    Submitting a HBR application

    1 Dec 2020

    PI certification

    1 Dec 2020

    Troubleshooting

  4. For more Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), please click here.

What's New?

1 Dec 2020

From 1 Dec 2020, all submissions (new application, protocol amendment, renewal, closure, incident) to NUS-IRB must be submitted through the iRIMS-IRB.

5 NOV 2020

iRIMS-IRB’s e-form for Social, Behavioural and Educational Research (SBER) Exemption Applications has been amended, Submission of Protocol Amendments via iRIMS-IRB from 1 Dec

1 Jun 2020

Launch of iRIMS-Institutional Review Board (iRIMS-IRB) on 1 June 2020