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Ensuring research compliance

The University of Minnesota is committed to the highest standards of ethics and research integrity and to ensuring compliance with all relevant laws across the research enterprise.

The Research Compliance Office supports the research community by investigating research compliance concerns, overseeing research ethics and compliance education and managing compliance programs across the University related to financial controls and the protection of humans and animals involved in research.

Compliance concerns

View policies and procedures for reporting research-related compliance concerns, including for-cause investigations.

New metrics have been implemented to measure accountability regarding the protection of human subjects in research. You may review these metrics in the Inaugural AHRP Accountability Metrics report.

Ethics education

Access internal and external research ethics and compliance training resources, including mandatory Responsible Conduct of Research Core Curriculum.


See a list of programs across the institution involved in research compliance.

Export controls

See guidance on export controls and economic sanctions requirements.

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