Research Integrity

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) supports PSU’s compliance with state and federal regulations governing research activities in specified areas. ORI provides administrative support to PSU committees that execute regulatory compliance reviews and determinations for University research conducted in support of the University’s academic mission. ORI develops and implements policies and procedures for the University while overseeing research integrity for research faculty, graduate students, and undergraduate students engaged in research that involves the following compliance areas:

For additional information please call (503) 725-5484 or email: 

Human Subjects questions:
Animal Care and Use questions: 
Biosafety questions:
Financial Conflict of Interest questions:
Research Misconduct questions: 

ORI staff also collaborate with PSU’s office of Environmental Health and Safety for matters related compliance with chemical hygiene/laboratory safety and radiation safety. For questions related to laboratory safety, please contact the office of Environmental Health & Safety or call (503) 725-5269.