Research Compliance at The University of Akron

The University of Akron is committed to ensuring that all research adheres to federal, state, and university policies. 

For specific information on compliance matters, requirements, protocols, as well as the institutional bodies which approve and oversee UA research compliance, select the appropriate link.

Animal Subjects Research/IACUC

Human Subjects Research/IRB

Biohazards/Radiation Safety

Conflict of Interest (COI)

Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) 

(for PHS-funded research)

Effort Reporting and ecrt

Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)

Export Control

The University of Akron is affiliated with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) managed by Miami University to provide researcher training.  This on-line training is a customized program for UA researchers and is required for:

  • IRB
  • RCR
  • FCOI


General Instructions

IRB-specific Instructions

IACUC-specific Instructions

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