Compliance & Safety

Research Compliance & Safety supports the research endeavors of Tufts faculty, students, and staff via the management and oversight of the following areas: human subjects research protection, animal subjects protection, use of hazardous materials, conflict of interest, export controls and research integrity.

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Review Boards & Committees

Review boards and committees approve research studies, making sure that they meet federal, state and institutional requirements. Most studies will require approval from one or more of these oversight functions before your research can begin.

Support Areas

Compliance support functions provide the resources and expert guidance to make sure your research is safe, ethical, and remains compliant.

Key Policies

Conflict of Interest Policy
Scientific Integrity in Research Policy
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Policy

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