Welcome to the University of Utah. This section is designed to offer useful information on policies, procedures and available resources that will enhance your research experience.
The Office of the Vice President for Research has oversight of all research related matters and strives to provide services to faculty and increase the funding available to support research while protecting the University’s interests and assuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations. Read the VPR Welcome.
These services are intended to help advance research and are handled through the following offices:
- Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP)
- Grants and Contracts Accounting (GCA)
- Technology & Venture Commercialization (TVC)
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
- Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
- Institutional Review Board (IRB)
- Research Education
The Institutional Review Board (IRB) has a New Investigator Toolkit designed to walk you through the IRB process and assist you with your first human subjects research application.
If you are new to the University of Utah or the proposal development process, we encourage you to contact your Sponsored Projects Officer, explore our website and connect to OSP Orientation for new investigators.