AURA Module Logins

Grants AURA Grants allows researchers to create a proposal in response to a funding opportunity announcement (FOA), route it for approvals, and submit it electronically to the sponsor.
IRB (on campus) AURA IRB (Institutional Review Board) allows researchers to create a protocol for the use of human subjects in research and submit it to the IRB for review.
IRB (off campus) Use this link to log in to AURA-IRB if you are not currently connected to the Internet via the University of Chicago network.
COI-COC AURA COI-COC (Conflict of Interest-Conflict of Committment) allows faculty, as well as other academic appointments, to file their annual disclosure.
IBC AURA IBC (Institutional Biosafety Committee) allows researchers to create a protocol for the use of biohazardous materials in research and submit it to the IBC for review.


Latest News and Announcements

AURA Update – February 28, 2015

In a continuing effort to improve over-all system performance, the AURA Technical Team will be making adjustments to our production server firewall/port settings. These changes will occur tomorrow, Saturday – 2/28/2015 from 9AM to approximately 10AM.

Each AURA module (Grants, IRB, COI, IBC) will then restart and again be available for your use. Please email if you experience any issues logging in after 10AM tomorrow.

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AURA Grants Update - February 24, 2015

Please be advised that AURA Grants will be taken offline for an enhancement patch Tuesday – 2/24/2015 from 6 AM to approximately 9 AM.

During this time, the forms will be upgraded to version 2.6.2. System validations will also be updated to allow for the new 5 page biosketch format.

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AURA IBC Update – System is Live!

Dear Colleagues,

This is to inform you that AURA-IBC, an electronic IBC protocol submission, review and management system, is now active.  Following on the earlier implementations of AURA-Grants, AURA-IRB, and AURA-COI, AURA-IBC continues the progression toward a uniform and integrated online research administration platform for university-administered processes. Going forward, all new/resubmitted IBC protocols or IBC protocol amendments must be submitted within AURA-IBC.

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