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VA Research Resources

Below are links to guidance documents and other infor-mation on conducting VA research, including links to the VA Office of Research & Development (ORD).

If you find outdated or erroneous information on this VA Research Resources page, or if you have suggestions for new content, please contact



 Looking for NFFRE policies and forms 

 for non-VA funding such as NIH?   Click here

aerial view of Malcom Randall VAMC and UF health complex

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

 Research Service Administration                    

Admin Team Contact Information (PDF)

AO/ACOS Manual (PDF)

 University-VA Collaboration                            

 Social Media                                                     

VA Social Media for Disseminating Research Discoveries (PDF)

 VA Award/Recognition Opportunities              

 Technology Transfer and Translation              

 Investigational Drug Procedures                  

 Recruiting Research Subjects                        

 VA Employee Travel                                          

VA Employee Travel (PDF)

 Telework and Remote Access                          

Application and Access Instructions (PDF)

   IRBNet (VAIRRS) Tutorials for Researchers    

In addition to the information below, training on the use of IRBNet/VAIRRS

is also available at the following VA sharepoint site:

  • New User Registration:  PDF
  • 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

Research Service
North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System

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