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Research Integrity & Compliance

The University of Northern Colorado is dedicated to the highest standards of research integrity. The university's guidelines and procedures promote those standards in the care for people and animals that are the subjects of research, as well as in maintaining confidentiality, adhering to protocols, and preventing research misconduct.

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Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

UNC's Office of Research coordinates training and provides oversight in the responsible and ethical conduct of research to students, faculty and staff members. 

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Human Subjects Research (IRB)

Human subjects research at UNC is regulated by University regulations to ensure that all research carried out under the auspices of UNC conform to ethical standards.

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Research Misconduct

Allegations of Research Misconduct should be reported to the Research Integrity Officer (RIO).

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Animal Subjects Research (IACUC)

UNC Institutional Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the University's animal program, facilities, and projects involving the use of animals.

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Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI)

Work supported by externally funded awards will be free from bias resulting from financial conflicts of interest of project personnel.

 

Research Integrity and Compliance Staff

Sherry May

Research Compliance Administrator
sherry.may@unco.edu
(970) 351-1910

Bob Houser

Assistant Vice President for Research & Sponsored Programs
Research Integrity Officer (RIO)
robert.houser@unco.edu 
(970) 351-4390

Maria Lahman and Megan Stellino

Co-Chairs, IRB
maria.lahman@unco.edu
megan.stellino@unco.edu

 

Bob Houser

Assistant Vice President for Research & Sponsored Programs
Institutional Official (IO) for Human Subject Research

robert.houser@unco.edu
(970) 351-4390

David Hydock

Chair, IACUC
david.hydock@unco.edu

Bob Houser

Assistant Vice President for Research & Sponsored Programs
Institutional Official (IO) for Vertebrate Animal Research
robert.houser@unco.edu
(970) 351-4390