UW Research

Forms and Templates

ZIPLINE APPLICATION: IRB Protocol, No Contact with Subjects


This form is used in conjunction with Zipline to submit an application to the IRB. Use the No Contact form only if you will have no interaction of any kind (in person, email, internet, social media, etc.) with your subjects.

Use the APPLICATION: IRB Protocol if you will interact with subjects, such as with a web based-survey, telephone interview, focus groups, blood draw, etc.

Change Notes

Updated instructions and clarifications about how to fill out the form for multi-site and collaborative study designs; revised PHI question to get more detailed information about how it is accessed; updates to formatting, typos, links, and remove references to Zipline pages that are renamed. 11.15.2019
Removed all references to Confidentiality Agreements and to state law RCW 42.48 – 07.28.2019
Instructions about accessibility issues; new set of questions about return of individual research results; remove questions (newborn blood spots; retrospective/prospective data); minor wording, link and numbering corrections – 04.12.2019
Updated consent questions to conform with revised Common Rule; other minor fixes and updates – 11.30.2018
Many minor updates related to Zipline upgrade see release notes for details – 08.24.2018
Minor revisions to clarify the intent of various questions – 01.12.2018
Corrected typos – 06.23.2017
Corrected formatting – 04.14.2017
Updated links and fixed numbering typos – 04.05.17