OVPR Research Support
The Biosafety Program works to ensure that any work associated with biohazards or recombinant/synthetic nucleic acids is done safely and in accordance with regulations.
Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) promotes health, safety and environmental protection in teaching, research, public service and administrative activities by providing training, advice and other
The Health Sciences Institutional Review Board (HS IRB) reviews, monitors and approve biomedical and social, behavioral, and educational research.
The Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) ensures institutional compliance with federal regulations that govern animal care and use for all research, teaching, and training projects.
The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) is charged with ensuring that all research, teaching, and training involving potentially biohazardous agents at Tufts University and Tufts Medical Center is
The Institutional Radiation Safety Committee (IRSC) is charged with providing independent expert advice for working with or in areas containing radioactive materials or radiation producing machines.
The Integrative Safety Committee (ISC) was formed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and is charged with reviewing research ramp down exception requests, school research ramp up plans, exception
Research Compliance & Safety oversees a variety of functions that ensures safe, legal, and ethical research across Tufts.
Research Integrity provides training, process and policy support for issues related to conduct, conflicts and ethics.
The Social, Behavioral and Educational Research IRB (SBER IRB) reviews research involving human research subjects to ensure regulatory compliance.
Related Research Support
Information Security provides stewardship and security services that support responsible research & scholarship.