USI Research Policies
Definition of Human Subjects Research
Defines the terms 'human subjects' and 'research' to help determine if a study requires IRB review.
Conflicts of Interest
This excerpt from the USI Code of Ethics Handbook defines the scope of requirements, procedures to be followed, and other conflict of interest topics.
Financial Conflict of Interest Disclosure
States the Significant Financial Interest Disclosure Policy and correct procedures. Includes Significant Financial Interest Determination and Disclosure forms.
USI's complete Intellectual Property Policy as approved by the USI Board of Trustees.
Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research
Defines responsibilities of the IRB committee and new procedures the principal investigator must take for IRB review.
Lab Safety and Research
This manual written by the Office of Risk Management and Safety covers all environment, health and safety, and insurance topics.
USI Faculty Handbook
Last revised in spring 2012, the USI Employee Handbook includes practices, policies, rules, regulations, and procedures which are of importance and general interest to the USI faculty and staff members.