UW Research


Human Subjects Division

Supports and facilitates review by the Institutional Review Board (IRB), required before starting research involving human subjects.

Supports and facilitates review by the Institution

Office of Animal Welfare

Supports the humane use of animals in research.

Visit OAW's page

Office of Research Central

Support of research enterprise including policy, compliance, internal funding, web resources, and training.

Visit ORC's page

Office of Research Information Services

Leverages technology, data, information and collaboration to support and enhance the research enterprise.

Visit ORIS's page

Office of Sponsored Programs

Supports proposal submission to external sponsors, accepts sponsored program funding on behalf of the UW, establishes related policies and guidance and serves as the formal sponsor liaison for administrative changes during life of an award.

Visit OSP's page


Applied Physics Laboratory (APL-UW)

A premier center for scientific research, innovative engineering, technology development, and advanced education.

Visit APL-UW’s page

Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC)

WaNPRC is one of seven National Primate Research Centers supported by the National Institutes of Health with a mission to support human and animal health.

Visit WaNPRC page