Our office will be closed the following days:
Friday, December 22, 2017 - Administrative Closure
Monday, December 25, 2017 - Christmas Day
Monday, January 1, 2018 - New Year's Day


Research Compliance Services (RCS) supports and protects the interests of the University, faculty, staff, students and human research subjects in research compliance matters through guidance, education, and technical assistance.

We work with the University of Oregon research community to ensure the responsible and ethical conduct of research by offering the following services:

  • Protecting human subjects in research
  • Managing conflicts of interest in research
  • Training in the responsible conduct of research
  • Investigating allegations of research misconduct
  • Education in research ethics and research compliance

News and Announcements

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 15 federal agencies issued a final rule updating the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (the “Common Rule”) that safeguards individuals who participate in research. Most provisions in the new rule will go into effect January 19, 2018. 

Click here to read a letter to the UO Research Community from Vice President for Research and Innovation David Conover about the Common Rule changes. 

Workshops and Office Hours!

Students, staff, and faculty are all encouraged to attend a workshop and welcome to drop by our office for consultations during open office hours!

  • Drop in office hours for general questions:
    • Wednesdays: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    • Tuesdays: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • ​Beginning January 11, 2018, time dedicated to questions regarding the Revised Common Rule:
    • Thursdays: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Research and Innovation Services News and Annoucements