The following compliance areas offer expertise, resources, policies & procedures and training to the Duke research community related to:
The Office of Animal Welfare Assurance (OAWA) ensures all regulations concerning animal research are adhered to and provides general support for the institution's animal research program by providing:
- Administrative support for the IACUC
- Protocol pre-review
- Compliance monitoring
- Training for the Research Community
- Regulatory and funding agency interaction.
Effort Reporting documents that salaries, wages, and other monies received as compensation are charged in direct relation to the work performed and the amount of time spent on that work.
Export Controls relate to Federal and other governmental restrictions on the export and/or sharing of information and materials internationally or with foreign nationals.
Financial Management of Grants and Contracts
Information can be found through the Office of Research Cost Compliance.
Human Subjects Research
The Human Subject Protection Offices support researchers and the Duke Institutional Review Boards which have the responsibility of protecting the rights and welfare of human research subjects as they participate in medical and non-medical research.
The Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO) provides additional support on issues related to clinical trials and clinical trials billing.
Research Administration & Support
These offices provide oversight and support for research efforts, submission and approval of grants, information related to funding opportunities and other research related services.
- Campus: The Office of Research Support (ORS)
- Duke Medicine: The Office of Research Administration (ORA)
Information related to Duke’s Policy and Procedures on research integrity or possible misconduct of research:
The Occupational and Environmental Safety Office (OESO) support is related to:
- Biological Safety
- Environmental Programs
- Fire Safety
- Occupational Hygiene & Safety
- Radiation Safety
- Health & Safety Training