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Policy: General Counsel

Human Subjects in Research and Research-Related Activities

    This policy addresses the University of Delaware (“UD” or “University”) obligation to ensure the protection of the rights and welfare of individuals used as subjects in research-related activities and applies to all University departments, units, faculty, staff and students.
    UD bears full responsibility for the performance of all research involving Human Subjects, including complying with federal, state, and local laws as they may relate to such research. In meeting its obligations in this area, the University is guided by the ethical principles set forth in the report of the Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research (the “Belmont Report”), and adheres to the regulations of Title 45, Part 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations, 45 CFR 46, and the University’s FWA with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (and all other requirements from governmental entities with legal jurisdiction oversight) for the protection of Human Subjects in research.

    The UD Provost appoints the Deputy Provost for Research & Scholarship as IO for research involving Human Subjects. The Deputy Provost for Research and Scholarship may appoint the Associate Deputy Provost for Research & Regulatory Affairs to act in the capacity of IO. …

The complete policy and more can be found on the General Counsel’s web site.


Policy Details:

OWNER: Provost

SECTION: Research, Sponsored Program, Technology Transfer & Intellectual Property Policies


POLICY NUMBER (Legacy): 4-Jun

ORIGINATION DATE: April 15, 1975

REVISION DATE(S): June 5, 1989; March 1, 1996; September 1, 2005; January 18, 2008; February 28, 2008; March 16, 2010; July 21, 2015

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Phone: (302) 831-2136
Fax: (302) 831-2828
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