CATS IRB Upgrade Coming Fall 2022


Office for Research Protections     |     Institutional Review Board (IRB)      |      CATS IRB Upgrade

April 11, 2022

The Human Research Protections Program (HRPP) announces an upcoming upgrade to the CATS IRB system.   The CATS IRB upgrade is expected to be completed during fall semester 2022. Key changes for researchers include: 

  • Streamlined external IRB workflow 
  • Improvements to single IRB workflow and process 
  • Improved user interface and experience with updated dashboard and inbox experience 


Resources for researchers will be available closer to release time.     

The project is a collaboration between the Office of Research Information Systems (ORIS) and the Office for Research Protections (ORP).   Learn more about the CATS IRB Upgrade.