VA Research Resources

Below are links to documents and to other web pages, such as pages at the website of the VA Office of Research & Development (ORD), that will be useful to those conducting research funded by the VA. Resources for research conducted with non-VA funding such as NIH grants are at the NFFRE Policies and Forms page.

If you find outdated or erroneous information on this VA Research Resources page, or if you have suggestions for new content, please contact

Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center (white building in foreground) is closely affiliated with the University of Florida health-related colleges and hospitals (red brick buildings).

 VA Award/Recognition Opportunities 

 Budget Management and Planning 

 Preclinical/Animal Research 

 Recruiting Research Subjects 

 Technology Transfer and Translation 

 Telework and Remote Access 

Application and Access Instructions (PDF)

   IRBNet (VAIRRS) Tutorials for Researchers    

  • New User Registration:     PDF     Video
  • User Profile and Training
    • Profile management:  PDF    Video
    • Training/credentials-Notes:  PDF
    • CITI link:  PDF
  • Accessing Projects
  • Creating a New Project Package
    • Step 1 - CREATE:  PDF   Video
    • Step 2 - DESIGN:   PDF   Video
    • Step 3 -  SHARE:   PDF   Video
    • Step 4 - SIGN:        PDF   Video​​
    • Step 5 - SUBMIT:    PDF   Video​​​
  • Locked and Unlocked Packages

    • Administrative Modifications-Notes:  PDF

    • Unlocked Packages:  PDF    Video