Designating a PI Assistant in MRHP

(They will create a protocol in my name)

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You may designate two types of PI Assistants:

  1. Staff/Faculty PIAs;
  2. Student PIAs.

Staff/Faculty PIAs

Log into My Research at http://aws.utoronto.ca/services/my-research-mr/.

Click on:

  1. My Research
  2. Human Research Protocols
  3. PI
  4. Designate
  5. Collaborator/PI Assistant
  6. “Add Designate”



  1. Fill in at least one search criterion
  2. Click “Search”, select the student from the pick list
  3. Insert “End Date”
  4. Click “Add Designate”




Student PIAs

Designate the Student as a Student PI ASSISTANT (this will set them up with the role to support the supervisor in the development of protocols in the supervisor’s name)

Log into My Research at http://aws.utoronto.ca/services/my-research-mr/.

Click on:

  1. My Research
  2. Human Research Protocols
  3. PI
  4. Designate
  5. Student Collab/PI Assistant
  6. “Add Designate”



  1. Fill in at least one search criterion
  2. Click “Search”, select the student from the pick list
  3. Click “Add Designate”
    • The Student’s access will be active the DAY AFTER the role is assigned.

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