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Safety and Compliance

lifecycle-award-arial-text SPONSORED PROJEC T LIFECYCLE Safety and Resea r ch Compliance Environmental Health & Safety Investigator Financial Disclosure Responsible Conduct of Research Export Control Human Research Protection Program Animal Care Services Policies & Resources Compliance Committees A ward Management & Closeout Roles & Responsibilities Cost T ransfers Regulatory Guidance Service Centers Accounting Setup & Budget Modifications Allowable Expenses & T ypes of Costs Cost Sharing Effort Reporting Billing, Reporting & Accounts Receivable Raider Research University Project Closeout & Record Retention Audits & Institutional Reports Institutional Resources & T raining A ward Process Roles & Responsibilities A ward File Maintenance Negotiation Sub-recipient Agreements Acceptance Establishing an Institutional Budget No-cost Extensions Federal Demonstration Partnership Proposal Review & Submission Roles & Responsibilities Signing Authority Proposal Submissions & Deadlines Proposal Review Routing Proposals Required Certifications Proposal Development Roles & Responsibilities Data Management Plans Preliminary Proposals/ White Papers Budget Development Proposal Checklist Frequently Required Proposal Data Proposal Format Internal Review & Approvals Finding Funding Roles & Responsibilities Funding Opportunities Research Development T eam Limited Submissions

Texas Tech is dedicated to the safe and ethical conduct of research, scholarship and creative activity. Funding agencies may require prior approval for human or animal research, information about environmental health and safety, disclosure of financial conflict of interest. Faculty must also be aware of federal export control regulations.

  • Department of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) - If the proposal requires the use of radiation, lasers, biohazards, or recombinant DNA, authorizations are required from the appropriate campus committee.
  • Human Research Protection Program - If the proposal includes human subjects, permission must be obtained through the HRPP.
  • Animal Care Services - The ACS serves to facilitate the use of animals in research and teaching at Texas Tech University while assuring compliance with all applicable regulations.
  • Investigator Financial Disclosure  - All investigators must annually disclose significant financial interests to Texas Tech.
  • Export Compliance and Security - If the proposal includes, collaborating with a foreign company, university, or researcher, conducting research abroad, taking/shipping equipment abroad, performing research that could be used in a military application, performing research for industry and publication of results is restricted, researching in a marine environment
  •  Office of Responsible Research - Texas Tech encourages all faculty, students and staff to participate in discussions and training about responsible conduct of research (RCR).

For more information on the sponsored research process, please refer to the Guide to Research.

Office of Research Services