Last modified: Jan 26, 2016

Export Control Resources related to U.S. export control laws and regulations that affect research and educational activities at Northeastern University.

Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) A conflict where Northeastern University reasonably determines a significant financial interest could directly and significantly affect the design, conduct, or reporting of research.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) The principal advisory group on humane care and use of animals for researchers and instructors who use animals at Northeastern University. The NU-IACUC is the appropriate body for resolving concerns involving the care and use of animals, which are brought to its attention by veterinarians, researchers, animal technicians, or others.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) Provides central administration of Human Subjects Research Protection (HSRP) for Northeastern University and serves as the primary point of contact for all IRB-related issues.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Compliance Resources related to NSF specific compliance issues.

Policy on Openness in Research

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) The awareness and application of established professional norms and ethical principles in the performance of all activities related to scientific research.