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Getting Started on My Research

Who is this for?

My Research was developed for faculty members, academic administrators, staff, students, and University of Toronto (U of T) community members who participate in administrative activities related to research funding applications, requests for non-funded research agreements and submission of animal or human research ethics protocols.

What do I need before I can begin?

In order to access the My Research (MR) system, you require all of the following items.

  • A role within at least one of the MR modules
  • An active UTORid
  • One of the four supported web browsers on your desktop or laptop computer: Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari (note that MS Edge is not yet supported)

Overview

My Research (MR) is a system within the Administrative Web Services portal developed to support research administration specific to funded and non-funded research agreements as well as to human and animal research ethics protocols.  MR modules are detailed below.

Login to My Research

Please visit the My Research (MR) page to login.

My Research Applications & Agreements (MRA)

MRA contains applications for research funding as well as requests for non-funded agreements (e.g. Data Transfer Agreement, Non-Disclosure Agreement).

Use this module when you want to do any of the following.

  • Apply for research funding (includes attaching a copy of your research proposal for the grant or contract)
  • Support a Principal Investigator (PI) who is applying for research funding
  • Provide unit head review/approval for research funding requests within your unit
  • Provide support to your unit head on research funding applications
  • Submit a request for a non-funded research agreement
  • Assist a PI in the submission of a request for a non-funded research agreement
  • Review and execute requests for non-funded agreements
     

Please see the detailed MRA page for more information.

My Research On Line (MROL)

MROL provides PIs, business officers (BOs), and project managers (PMs) with access to research funding information.

Use this module when you want to do any of the following.

  • Display the Funded Research Digest (FReD) for an awarded research funding application. This document contains key elements from the sponsor’s funding agreement, such as the funding period, award amounts and release dates, and terms and conditions. For more information, see How to Read a FReD
  • View the financial activity within your or your PI’s research accounts
  • Use the on-line review button to indicate that you have completed your review of the financial activity during a particular period of time within your research fund (PIs only)
  • Run a report of your or your PI’s funding received by year
     

Please see the detailed MROL page for more information.

My Research Animal Protocol (MRAP)

MRAP enables the on-line development, submission, review, and approval of animal research ethics protocols.

Use this module when you want to do any of the following.

  • Submit an animal use protocol as a faculty PI
  • Assist a PI in the submission of a protocol
  • Manage the review of a protocol
  • Review or approve a protocol as an Animal Care Committee member
  • Create/view meeting agendas and minutes
  • Maintain/view the training history of animal handlers
  • Maintain animal counts within a protocol (for animals not in the Division of Comparative Medicine)
     

Please see the detailed MRAP page for more information.

Please see the Ethics in Animal Research & Teaching page for more information on the use of animals in research.

My Research Human Protocol (MRHP)

MRHP enables the on-line development, submission, review, and approval of human research ethics protocols.

Use this module when you want to do any of the following.

  • Submit a human research ethics protocol as a faculty or student PI
  • Assist a faculty PI in the submission of a protocol
  • Manage the review of a protocol
  • Review or approve a protocol as supervisor, unit head, or Research Ethics Board member
  • Create/view meeting agendas and minutes
     

Please see the detailed MRHP page for more information on the system.

Please see the Ethics in Human Research page for more information on the use of human participants in research.

Help Desk

Please contact the RAISE Helpdesk for system support or with questions on how to get access to the system.

Training, User Guides, Frequently Asked Questions

Please see the detailed pages for MRA, MROL, MRAP, and MRHP for information on training opportunities, user guides, and frequently asked questions.

Please note that we would be happy to provide an ad hoc training session for your unit for any of the MR modules. Please contact raise@utoronto.ca to set up a mutually convenient time.

Forms & Downloads

VPRI Role

  • Provide and facilitate system access
  • Provide training and user clinics
  • Create tip sheets and other user documentation
  • Provide user support via the RAISE Helpdesk
  • Provide OTP tokens for two-factor authentication
  • Perform system administration
  • Work with EASI team on development of system and issue resolution

VPRI Contact

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