Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

Researchers

Researchers

Find tools, checklists, E-IRB video tutorials and FAQs to help navigate the IRB review process.

IRB Members

IRB Members

Find review checklists, guidance, and IRB meeting dates to help you serve as an IRB member. 

Research Participants

Participants

What to consider before you agree to participate in a research study and other resources.

ORI supports the institution in promoting ethical conduct of human research and educating University of Kentucky (UK) faculty, staff, and students regarding human research compliance and research ethics.  

ORI provides research support services including IRB review, policy development, web-based IRB submission (E-IRB), HIPAA/FERPA research reviews, protocol review management, ethical and regulatory education, quality improvement review, reliance agreement management, and research misconduct prevention and allegation management. ORI provides support for six federally mandated review committees: four Medical and one Nonmedical Institutional Review Boards (IRB), and the Radioactive Drug Research Committee (RDRC).  

AAHRPP Full Accreditation

The UK Human Research Program is fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Program (AAHRPP). 

UK Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Comprehensive Plan (PDF, 22 pgs)