Chapman University is committed to a culture of research excellence and strives to provide a strong foundation for the implementation, maintenance and assessment of all essential research compliance activities. ORSPA office provides resources and support in the following areas.
Chapman University's authority that reviews, approves, denies and provides ongoing oversight of research involving human subjects in accordance with FDA regulations.
Chapman University's IACUC is charged with evaluating the scientific merit of experiments with ethical costs to animals.
As defined by the National Institutes of Health, Responsible Conduct of Research is the practice of scientific investigation with integrity. It involves the awareness and application of established professional norms and ethical principles in the performance of all activities related to scientific research.
Chapman University maintains a Financial Conflict of Interest policy to promote objectivity in teaching and to ensure the appropriate management of actual or potential conflicts of interest by all senior or key research personnel conducting research funded by federal grants.