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Welcome to the University Research Compliance (URC) Website

Oklahoma State University is committed to fostering research opportunities and partnerships that lead to scholastic achievement, technological innovation, and economic revitalization. These opportunities and partnerships are guided and governed by ethical principles that are an integral component of the responsible conduct of research at OSU. The Office of University Research Compliance (URC) administers key research compliance programs for the university, through which it promotes responsible conduct in research.


Through centralized coordination of administrative activities, education, and training, URC provides information and guidance in the areas of animal care and use, human subject research, biosafety, laser safety, and radiation safety. URC personnel are dedicated to assisting OSU faculty, researchers, students, and staff in complying with all regulations, statutes, and University policies governing the conduct of research and other scholarly activity. We encourage you to contact us. We look forward to working with you.


Mission Statement

To contribute to Oklahoma State University’s research enterprise by promoting and facilitating safe, ethical research and scholarly activity that reflects the university’s mission.


Upcoming Meetings

  • IACUC Meeting
    May 12, 2014
    Application deadline:
    April 25, 2014

  • IBC Meeting
    May 28, 2014
    Application deadline:
    May 14, 2014

  • IRB Meeting
    May 14, 2014
    Application deadline:
    April 30, 2014

  • Radiation Safety Meeting
    May 8, 2014

Training Events

  • IACUC Training
    To be scheduled


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