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Queen's University

New Submissions

For new protocols a new submission is generated in Topaz.

In Topaz:

  • Click on MY DASHBOARD (top right hand corner) -> PROTOCOLS for ANIMALS -> Create Protocol Requests -> Create an Original Request
  • Choose appropriate form
  • Choose appropriate species
  • Upon choosing the PI you may save your protocol which will reference it in the system


  • Once it has been saved all individuals listed as core team members (PI, Co-PI, created by, author) can access the protocol from their dashboard under “My Protocols” to contribute to the submission
  • The PI or a designated Co-PI must sign off on the final submit
  • Detailed tips for completing most questions in the animal use protocol are available in Topaz by clicking on the help icons with each question (blue question mark bubble)
  • All protocols undergo a preliminary review for completeness


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