RSP is responsible for ensuring UWF is committed to responsible research by seeing that the university remains in compliance with federal and state policies pertaining to research, serving as the coordinating office for human and animal compliance activities and in the cases of Intellectual Property to transfer research-derived technology into commercial use.
|Conflict of Interest (COI)
The University's personnel and resources must be used for the promotion of the mission of the University and the public interest.
Form - Report of Outside Activity/Conflict of Interest (PDF) (10/24/13)
Form - Request for Approval of Use of University Resources in Outside Activity (PDF)
University Policy - AC-11.02 - 05/13 Conflicts of Interest Policy (PDF)
|Time and Effort Reporting
Under federal regulations, the University is obligated to provide detailed records of time and effort spent by faculty and staff on activities such as instruction, research, extension, public service, administration, and so forth.
Combined Activity/Effort Reporting System (CAERS) - Activity/effort reporting system for faculty and researchers.
All projects which include federal funds may be subject to export control restrictions.
Form - Export Control Certification (Word)
Form - Export Control Review (Word)
|Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
All educational, training or research activities involving vertebrate animal subjects, at any UWF campus or by any UWF faculty, staff or student, must be reviewed and approved by the IACUC prior to the initiation.
Form - IACUC Application Form (PDF)
Form - IACUC Field Collections for Student Research and Teaching (PDF)
Policy - UWF IACUC Policy & Procedures (PDF)
|Institutional Review Board (IRB) For Human Research Participants Protection
All educational, training or research activities involving human subjects, at any UWF campus or by any UWF faculty, staff or student, must be reviewed and approved by the IRB prior to the initiation of data collection.
IRB Forms, Guidelines & Samples
Policies and Procedures
All faculty members and researchers shall maintain the highest standards in the conduct and reporting of their research and scholarly activities.
University Policy - SR-1.00 - 12/07 Policy for Responding to Allegations of Misconduct in Research & Scholarly Activity
|Responsible Conduct in Research (RCR)
The Director shall require that each institution that applies for financial assistance from the Foundation for science and engineering research or education describe in its grant proposal a plan to provide appropriate training and oversight in the responsible and ethical conduct of research to undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers participating in the proposed research project.