The University of Texas System is committed to conducting research in compliance with established federal, state, and local laws, and regulations, policies, and procedures. The Systemwide Research Compliance Program assists system members through the development and implementation of research compliance programs, education and training, and consultation and coordination of activities with various compliance offices. The goal of the Systemwide Research Compliance Program is to facilitate high quality research while promoting a culture of research integrity and research compliance.

The Research Compliance Council has been chartered by System Executive Compliance Committee to assess, manage, and mitigate research compliance risks across the UT System.

Areas of focus include:

  • Allowable Costs (including indirect cost recovery)
  • Animal Research
  • Biosafety and Select Agents
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Export Controls and Technology Licensing
  • Fiscal Oversight
  • Human Subjects Research
  • Laboratory Safety
  • Research Integrity
  • Time and Effort Reporting