Institutions that accept research funding from federal agencies are required by the federal Office of Research Integrity policy to have policies and procedures in place for the review and disposition of allegations of research misconduct.
The Vice President for Research and Economic Development is the Institutional Official for the University’s research compliance program and for implementing and carrying out the procedures, as provided in the University’s Policy and Procedures on Misconduct in Research and Scholarship.
The Research Compliance Officer (RCO) is the Vice President’s designee and reports directly to the Vice President. The RCO works with various University committees, boards and offices to monitor specific areas of research compliance, including but not limited to:
Contact UAlbany’s Research Compliance Officer at [email protected] or 866-857-5459.
The Office of Regulatory and Research Compliance (ORRC) coordinates various institution-wide research compliance policies and procedures, in partnership with researchers and institutional stakeholders, to ensure the University meets its obligations to regulators, accreditors, employees and students. Contact the ORRC team.
Use our Anonymous Reporting Form to report any concerns regarding research conducted at UAlbany.