The Committee on the Use of Human Subjects (CUHS) serves as the Institutional Review Board for the Cambridge and Allston campuses at Harvard. CUHS is located in the Research Administration Services (RAS) department of the Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS).

News & Announcements

Anticipated ESTR System Outage

June 14, 2016

ESTR will be unavailable for regular maintenance during the following times this weekend:

  • Saturday, June 18: for a brief period of time (about 10 minutes) between 6:30 PM and 12:30 AM EST.  Please save any work being conducted during this period minimize the impact of service interruption.
  • Sunday, June 19: for the entire window of 6:00 PM to 12:00 AM EST.  Please complete any in-system work before 6:00 PM to return after the maintenance period. 

Got Funding?

March 30, 2016

Please know that a formal determination from CUHS is required before the research can begin, even with studies that are determined to be “exempt”. More information on how to submit a study may be found here.

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