Culture of Compliance
All members of the University community involved in research will take personal responsibility for their actions in pursuit of individual and organizational excellence. Each individual will uphold the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct in accordance with the Washington University Code of Conduct, sponsoring agency policies and regulations and all other University policies governing research.Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research
Conflict of Interest
Disclosure of Financial and Research Conflicts of Interest.
Applicability: All faculty members with an academic appointment of instructor or higher, or any individual having independent responsibility for the design, conduct, or reporting of research.
Approval, acquisition, storage, and disposal of DEA-controlled substances used in laboratory and animal research
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS)
Explore training for lab safety protocols involving hazardous and regulated materials, equipment, and environment. Megan Flake is the McKelvey liaison with the staff from the EH&S department of the University.
Information and Technology Sharing Regulations
Applies to transfer of technical information or controlled items to foreign nationals or across U.S. boundaries
Human Subjects Protection (IRB)
Resources, policies, and guidelines relating to all human subjects research, including, but not limited to, clinical and social/behavioral research
Office of Research Integrity & Ethics (ORIE)
Provides programmatic resources for the Individual and Institutional Conflicts of Interest Programs, Human Stem Cell Research Program, Research Integrity Program and Authorship Standards.
The PERCSS Core Curriculum features eight web-based learning modules in areas related to ethical and responsible conduct of research. The PERCSS Core Curriculum is available through Learn@Work.
Safe and compliant use of radiation and radioactive materials for research, teaching and medical applications
Research Integrity & Authorship
The Authorship Policy describes the essential considerations and requirements for responsible authorship of scientific and scholarly publications by the University community.
Responsible Conduct of Research
Professional and regulatory responsibilities so that researchers can practice scholarship and scientific investigation with integrity
Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA)
Financial intermediary between sponsors of research and Washington University in St. Louis investigators.
SPA is the primary source for interpretation of relevant rules, regulations and laws governing incurring, reimbursing and reporting costs under sponsored-research agreements.
Stem Cell Research
Oversight of human embryonic stem cell research and certain uses of human pluripotent stem cells