Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance


The mission of the Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance (ORRC) is to support and promote ethical research practices at the University at Albany, State University of New York. ORRC serves the University research community by coordinating institution-wide research compliance policy and procedure development, and by partnering with researchers, so that the University is compliant with federal, state, and local laws and regulations as well as University policies.

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    What if I am not a UAlbany faculty, student, or staff, and want to conduct research at UAlbany?

    Unaffiliated investigators who wish to conduct research that takes place on the UAlbany campus or that involves UAlbany faculty, students, or staff, must obtain approval from their institution's IRB and must also obtain UAlbany institutional permission from both of the following two UAlbany officials:

    1. Adrienne Bonilla, Assistant Vice President for Research & Research Compliance Officer, Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance (ORRC); and
    2. Jack Mahoney, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic and Resource Planning, Institutional Research, Planning and Effectiveness (IRPE)

    Full instructions are found here.

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