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Research Offices


    The UW Office of Research

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    The Office of Research has four units that support research activities:

    • Human Subjects Division (HSD): Supports and facilitates review by the Institutional Review Board (IRB), required before starting research involving human subjects. 
    • Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP): Supports the research community in securing external support for sponsored projects and collaborations.
    • Office of Research Information Services (ORIS): Provides system to procure research grants and contracts and build proposal budgets.
    • Office of Research Central (OR): Supports University of Washington researchers, is responsible for export controls, financial conflict of interest, outside work, internal funding, limited submissions, research administration education (CORE), and oversight of our units, HSD, OSP, and ORIS.

    Partner Units

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