Research Integrity


Link to an article about the Office of Research Integrity entitled, "Assuring Research Integrity at PSU"

The Office of Research Integrity now only accepts electronic submissions.   IRB applications should be submitted to; IACUC applications should be submitted to; IBC applications should be submitted to; FCOI communications should be submitted to  We will no longer accept hard copies, unless an exception is made.  Thank you for your assistance in conserving resources.


The Office of Research Integrity at Portland State University is responsible for ensuring university compliance with state and federal regulations governing research. This office develops and implements policies and procedures for the university along with helping faculty, graduate and undergraduate students conduct research that meets the highest standards of integrity by overseeing the following areas:

Click on any of the links above for more information including the rules, regulations, or committees associated with each area.

For additional information please contact Lorraine McConnell Research Integrity Director at 503-725-5484 or email: 

For Human Subjects questions email
For Animal Care and Use questions email 
For Biosafety questions email
For Financial Conflict of Interest questions email
For Research Misconduct questions contact the Director of Research Integrity at 503-725-5484 or email 

For technical questions related to laboratory safety contact the office of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) by clicking here or call (503) 725-5269.