Regulatory Guidance

Complying with the regulatory requirements of conducting research in the United States and worldwide is universally recognized as a critical component of international research. The following links provide guidance and information in meeting these regulatory requirements:

Export Controls

Regulatory guidance and training on the import/export of research data and materials. Includes regulations under which certain technology, commodities and software can be transmitted overseas to individuals.

Human Studies Regulations

Regulatory guidance concerning human subjects research. Includes specific guidance and links to training resources for field ethics, HIPAA, and informed consent.

International Ethical Standards & Procedures

A collection of resources specific to ethics and policy guidelines for international research.

Materials Management

Regulatory guidance on the requirements for moving equipment, supplies and materials across international borders.

Responsible Conduct of Research

Regulatory guidance and links to trainining on a number of research subjects including: ethics, conflict of interest, responsible authorship, policies for handling misconduct, data management, data sharing, and policies regarding the use of human and animal subjects.

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Last updated: May 14, 2014