Core Principles of U-M Research Compliance

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Foster ethical conduct
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Ensure compliance with federal and state regulations
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Define U-M compliance guidelines
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Safeguard U-M researchers and research

U-M Research Compliance Programs

Animal Use and Care in Research Compliance

Learn about the Animal Care & Use Program (ACUP) and it's two components: U-M's IACUC and ULAM

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Human Subjects Research Compliance

The HRPP, IRBs, ORCR, and you protect human participants in research - learn more

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Human Pluripotent Stem Cells Compliance Program

U-M policy and application for conducting research with human pluripotent stem cells.

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Research Safety Compliance Program

Learn about our Institutional Biosafety compliance program & U-M's General Laboratory Safety Initiative

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Research Integrity

Learn about U-M's Integrity in Scholarship policy and misconduct procedure, ORCR, plus RCR training

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Conflict of Interest

Learn about your outside interest disclosure responsibility & what to do for a COI review

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Controlled Substances

Researcher license/registration, security & storage, record-keeping, disposal, and theft/loss procedures

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Export Controls Compliance Program

Technology control plans, licenses, and help with federally controlled technology, data, and more

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Learn about U-M's Research Information Security Program and its role in safeguarding CUI

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Our Campus Partners

Effective research compliance relies on cooperative oversight and action from multiple units. UMOR works with the schools and colleges and other U-M central offices to facilitate research compliance and related business processes (e.g., laboratory inspections and technology transfers).

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Ethics & Compliance Training

The university offers training options related to research ethics and compliance. The Program for Education and Evaluation in Responsible Research and Scholarship (PEERRS) provides online training modules in selected responsible conduct of research (RCR) topics (e.g., human subjects protection, foundations of good research practice) for faculty, staff, and students.

For training options, see Research Compliance Training Resources