Office of Responsible Research Practices
The Ohio State University

Policies, Procedures, Regulations and Guidance

All Principal investigators (PIs) at The Ohio State University are ultimately responsible for the ethical conduct of human subjects research and for compliance with federal regulations, applicable state and local law, and university policies. These responsibilities are shared with investigators’ research staff and the HRPP, including the institutional review boards (IRBs) and the Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP). All investigators and key personnel will conduct research according to all applicable university policies and HRPP SOPs, as well as federal, state, and local laws and guidance for the protection of human subjects in research.

Ohio State Policies and Guidance

Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Policies

Ohio State Research Policies and Procedures

Clinical Trials Registration Process

Special Types of Research Guidance

Federal Regulations and Guidance



Ethical Principles & Codes