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Research Compliance


Link to topics and information involving research compliance.

  • Conflict of Interest: Find guidance relating to conflict of interest in research.
  • Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI): Guidelines for information that the government requires safeguarding or dissemination controls.
  • Controlled Substance Program: Learn about UC San Diego's Controlled Substances Program.
  • Data Management Plans: Learn about data management requirements for all National Science Foundation (NSF) proposals.
  • Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC): Learn about safety measures surrounding life sciences research that could be directly misapplied to pose a significant threat.
  • Export Control: Learn about export control.
  • Good Clinical Practices (GCP): Learn about GCP training policy for NIH funded clinical trials.
  • Guidelines on Access and Management of Research Data:  Guidelines on ensuring that research records are appropriately documented, maintained, retained for a reasonable time, and accessible to the University for appropriate review and use.
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee: Find out more about the university's animal care and use program.
  • IRB: Find out what is needed to conduct research involving humans.
  • Lab Safety: Review the online Laboratory Safety Manual for policies, procedures and resources for campus research and teaching laboratories.
  • Patient Privacy: Learn about Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) national standards for the privacy and security of health information.
  • Policies: Find links to UC San Diego and UCOP policies related to research.
  • Research Integrity: Learn more about integrity of research.
  • Research Protocol Oversight/IRBs: Find links to guidance on working with animal subjects, human subjects and stem cells.
  • Risk Management: Find liability, loss control, and legal resources for managing risk.
  • Stem Cells: Learn about research protocols reviewed by the Embryonic Stem Cell Research Oversight Committee (ESCRO).
  • Training: Find links to required and recommended training for researchers and research support staff.