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Research Ethics and Compliance

Research Ethics and Compliance

Ethics photoAt the University of Dayton, we are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.  The Office for Research is a resource to assist researchers in demonstrating our shared responsibility of ethical conduct and legal compliance to our colleagues, partners, students and the University.

Read more about the University of Dayton Research policies that articulate the University’s commitment to these high standards.


Accounting Guidelines for Unallowable Costs

The Export Control Compliance Manual is intended to describe the University of Dayton’s Export Control Compliance Program, i.e., how the University of Dayton complies with Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), as well as other relevant federal oversight, as required. This Manual applies to all University employees who intend to export United States commodities, technology, or technical data to a foreign country. This Manual also applies to any employee who intends to share technology or technical data with a foreign person, whether it occurs inside the United States or abroad.


Business Ethics & Integrity Code for Sponsored Research

This Business Ethics and Integrity Code provides a brief summary of the essential standards of business ethics and conduct that UD employees and consultants must follow as required by Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.203-13 Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct (Jun 2020).


Export Control Compliance Manual

This Export Control Compliance Manual (ECCM) is intended to describe the University of Dayton’s Export Control Compliance Program, i.e., how the University of Dayton complies with Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), as well as other relevant federal oversight, as required. This Manual applies to all University employees who intend to export United States commodities, technology, or technical data to a foreign country. This Manual also applies to any employee who intends to share technology or technical data with a foreign person, whether it occurs inside the United States or abroad.  


Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

The IACUC is responsible for assessment and oversight of the institution’s animal and veterinary care, animal care and use policies and procedures, personnel and program management and oversight, occupational health and safety, and animal facility design and management. 


Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is a standing committee at the University of Dayton established in compliance with federal policy for the protection of human subjects in research.  


NSF Notification Guidance - Sexual Harassment, Other Forms of Harassment 

Notify any findings of sexual harassment, other forms of harassment, or sexual assault against an NSF-funded Principal Investigator (PI) or co-Principal Investigator (co-PI).


Property Procedures Manual

The University of Dayton Property Procedures Manual includes procedures which have been implemented by the University for all accountable equipment. Accountable equipment includes Government-furnished and contractor-acquired property and University-acquired articles. Equipment is a tangible item that is functionally complete for its intended purpose, has an acquisition cost of $5,000 or more per unit, is non-expendable, has a useful life of more than 1 year, and does not ordinarily lose its identity or become a component part of another article when put into use.

Exhibit A - DD Form 1342 - DOD Property Record

Exhibit B - Notice of Government-Project Constructed Property

Exhibit C - Notice of Industry-Project Constructed Property

Exhibit D - Notice of UDRI-Owned Constructed Property

Exhibit E - Equipment Change Form

Exhibit F - Confirmation of Receipt of Government Property

Exhibit G - Property Loan Release-Receipt Document

Exhibit H - Report of Loss, Damage, Destruction

Exhibit I - Shipping Order-Return Authorization Form

Exhibit J - Utilization and Maintenance Log


Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training

All members of the University of Dayton community who engage in scholarly activities are expected to conduct such activities in accordance with the highest ethical standards. Additionally some individuals, due to federal regulations and University policies and guidelines, are required to participate in specific training with regard to the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR). Those individuals include (1) All undergraduate and graduate students, and post-doctoral fellows funded in whole or in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF); (2) All graduate student assistants (GAs) with GA contracts sponsored in whole or in part by external sources (e.g., research contracts, federal grants, etc.); (3) Graduate Student Summer Fellowship (GSSF) awardees; (4) Dissertation Year Fellowship (DYF) awardees; and (5) All Biology graduate students (only specific portions in conjunction with BIO-554). 

 

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