Research Compliance and Ethics Oversight
The UW–Madison offices for institutional oversight of Research Compliance and Ethics are housed within the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Research and Graduate Education and Environmental Health and Safety. This page provides quick access to guidance for the life-cycle of a study including application guidance, information for committee members, training requirements, policies, additional research requirements and contact information.
The Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) provides oversight for all research activities involving human participants at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Research Animal Resource and Compliance (RARC) is a key resource for investigators and staff working with animals at the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Fetal Tissue Research FAQs
Research using human fetal tissue (including cells/cell lines) directly and uniquely contributes to the study of human health and an understanding of a host of illnesses and conditions.
• Chemical Safety
• Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC)
Stem Cell Research
Stem Cell Research Oversight (SCRO) applies to research involving hESCs, hPSCs and animal transplantation, and human embryos.
Research Information and Data Security
A large majority of research performed on campus generates data, procedures, observations, and other notes. Precautions should be taken to maximize security in using and storing data.
Research Integrity and Other Requirements
• Responsible Conduct of Research
• Research Misconduct
• Research Compliance, Protocol, and Safety Training Requirements
• Export Controls
• Research Vehicle Safety Oversight (Drones)
• Public Access to Publications