HawkIRB

Basic User Guide for IRB Members

To log on to HawkIRB

Go to the Human Subjects Office web site at www.research.uiowa.edu/hso and click on the “HawkIRB” icon in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. Log on with your hawkID and password.

To view a HawkIRB application

Type the IRB ID# of the study in the small textbox in the upper right-hand corner of the screen, and then click “Go.” This takes you to the Project Summary screen for the study. You can return to this screen anytime while viewing the project by clicking “Go.” At the bottom of the screen under “History” you will see all of the applications that have been submitted for the project, in reverse chronological order.

  • New Project applications

Click “New” under “History.” The next screen shows the Form Review. Click each Roman numeral to go through the application section by section (if you “hover” the pointer of your mouse over the Roman numeral, the section title will pop up). To view the Consent Document and all other attachments, click the “Form Attachments” tab at the top of the screen, and then click on the name of each attachment.

  • Modification applications

Click “Mod” under “History” (the “Mod” closest to the top of the list if there is more than one). Then click “Form Modifications” to view the changes being submitted and to see a side-by-side comparison of the old and new value. Attachments are listed at the bottom under “Attachments.” If attachments have been changed, or new ones are being submitted, they will be listed on the right side of the screen with an asterisk (*). Click on the name of the attachment to view it. Changes will be tracked in a different font color.

  • Continuing Review applications

Click “CR” under “History” (the “CR” closest to the top of the list if there is more than one). Click each Roman numeral (CRI, CRII, and CRIII) to go through the application section by section (if you “hover” the pointer of your mouse over the Roman numeral, the section title will pop up). To view the Consent Document and other attachments, go to the Project Summary screen (click “Go” in the upper right-hand corner), click the “Attachments” tab at the top of the screen, and then click on the name of each attachment.

  • Continuing Review/Modification applications

Click “Mod/CR” under “History” (the “Mod/CR” closest to the top if there is more than one). Click each Roman numeral to go through the application section by section (if you “hover” the pointer of your mouse over the Roman numeral, the section title will pop up). Click “Form Modifications” to view the changes being submitted and to see a side-by-side comparison of the old and new value. Attachments are listed at the bottom under “Attachments.” If attachments have been changed, or new ones are being submitted, they will be listed on the right side of the screen with an asterisk (*). Click on the name of the attachment to view it. Changes will be tracked in a different font color.

 

  • Legacy applications

Click “Legacy” under “History.” Click each Roman numeral to go through the application section by section (if you “hover” the pointer of your mouse over the Roman numeral, the section title will pop up). To view the Consent Document and other attachments, click the “Form Attachments” tab at the top of the screen, and then click on the name of each attachment.