The Office of Research Ethics and Compliance (REC) oversees university-wide compliance with federal, state, and university policies regarding the conduct of ethical research with humans and other vertebrate animals, and administers financial conflict of interest and academic integrity matters. REC also assists with the administration of the Institutional Biosafety Committee.
Illinois State University is committed to protection of the rights and welfare of human subjects participating in research investigations under the authority of the university. All research involving human subjects is to be conducted in accordance with relevant federal regulations.
Illinois State University is committed to the humane care and use of animals and accordingly adheres to the national standards for the care and use of animals. All individuals using animals in research or teaching are expected to share in this commitment and must accept the responsibility for understanding and following these standards and principles.
Illinois State University is committed to promoting the responsible conduct of research on our campus through policy, training, and adherence to NSF and NIH requirements.
Illinois State University publishes the following policies regarding research: