The Office for Research and Sponsored Programs

Policies and Procedures

Research, whether or not supported by a grant, can be subject to many different laws and policies. Some of these are government-imposed while others are University-based policies. For your convenience, on this page we have assembled information and recommended procedures on several of these topics, combining information from the University's Faculty Policy Series and appropriate external sources.

Pre-Award Management

Post Award Management

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

On Being A Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research (Third Edition) 
Committee on Science, Engineering and Public Policy.
A joint committee of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, and the Institute of Medicine. Published by National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 2009 (82 pages).