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Research Policies

Research Policies

The University of Dayton, including the University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), established in 1956, has a proud history of  conducting business with high standards of ethics and integrity. As a government contractor, the University considers compliance with applicable laws and regulations to be essential for performing business. We strive to propose and perform sponsored research that both satisfies sponsor requirements, by providing innovative solutions through quality research and advanced technology, and contributes to the fulfillment of the University's education, research, and public service commitments through the involvement of students, faculty, and external partners.

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



University of Dayton Cost Sharing for Sponsored Research Procedures

University of Dayton Export Control Procedure

Examples of Distribution of Indirect Cost Recovery to Academic Units

Procedure for Overtime Authorization



University of Dayton Conflict of Interest & Commitment Disclosure Form

University of Dayton Conflict of Interest & Commitment Conflict Determination & Resolution Form

Invention Disclosure Form (Word)

Invention Disclosure Form (pdf)

Technology Disclosure Form - Software

Conflict Avoidance Form

Overload Compensation Request Form

Incidental Compensation Request Form 

Faculty Proposal Processing Form

Waiver Request Form



Materials Transfer Agreement

Intellectual Property Rights Agreement 

UD/UDRI Mutual Nondisclosure Agreement


Office for Research

Daniel J. Curran Place
1700 Patterson Blvd
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 7758