Research compliance operations at the University are decentralized, where individual offices are delegated specific authority and responsibility. This page offers quick access to diverse compliance areas critical to research operations and is organized in two sections: Office of Research Compliance and UW Partner Compliance.
OFFICE OF RESEARCH COMPLIANCE
Facilitates IACUC review of protocols and grants involving animals.
Human Embryo and Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight (ESCRO)
Human Embryo and Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight: Review and Approvals.
Navigates U.S. export control laws and associated regulations.
Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI)
Personal financial interests: disclosure, review, and management.
International collaborations, foreign interests, and sponsored programs.
Grants Information Memorandum (GIMs)
Policies governing Sponsored Programs.
Coordinates Institutional Review Boards and activities including human subjects.
Policies, Procedures, and Guidance
Search, filter, and easily find resources by name, topic, and type.
Coordinates handling of allegations of research misconduct.
Required Research Training
Sort, search, and quickly find training based on activity type.
Responsible Conduct of Research
Information regarding sponsor requirements, and University offerings, for Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training.
UW PARTNER COMPLIANCE
Equipment, approvals, disposal, containment, and more.
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S)
Instruction, services, and equipment relocation.
Fire Code Hazardous Materials
International Fire Code: laboratory storage, use, and disposal.
Post Award Fiscal Compliance (PAFC)
Requirements and support for post-award fiscal regulations.
Radiation Safety (EH&S)
Authorizes (sub-licenses) certain uses such as x-rays, nuclear medicine, etc.
UW Medicine Compliance
School specific policies and code of conduct requirements.