Workshops & Conferences

Request a Consultation:

Meet with an ORI staff member one-on-one. Consultations are offered for studies in development (with or without an E-IRB submission) as well as approved research projects.

Click here to submit a request.

Contact Kasandra Lambert or call (859) 257-2910 for questions.



ORI Office Hours

Investigators, research staff, and/or students are encouraged to drop in with questions about ongoing research, developing research projects, the E-IRB system, and general IRB operations. A variety of staff from the ORI will be available to answer questions and provide in-person support. Both medical and non-medical researchers are welcome to attend.

Date Time Location
July 18, 2019 11 am - 12 pm Whitehall (CB), Room 331 (TEAL Classroom)
August 21, 2019 12 - 1 pm Don and Cathy Jacobs Science Building (JSB), Room 347 (TEAL Classroom)
September 9, 2019 11 am - 12 pm CM Gatton College of Business and Economics, Room 330
September 17, 2019 1:30 - 2:30 pm Don and Cathy Jacobs Science Building (JSB), Room 161N
October 9, 2019 2 - 3 pm Health Kentucky Research Building (HKRB), Room 210
October 22, 2019 11 am - 12 pm College of Nursing (CON), Room 625
November 7, 2019 2:30 - 3:30 pm The 90, Room 226
December 4, 2019 10 - 11 am Health Kentucky Research Building (HKRB), Room 210



Date Event Details
September 5, 2019

21st Annual Human Subject Protection Conference

Human Subject Protection: I Will Survive!

7 am- 5 pm

Northern Kentucky Convention Center, Covington, KY 


September 9, 2019

College of Medicine Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series: "Uterus Transplantation - An Update and The Future"

Dr. Mats Brännström, MD, PhD
Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Institute of Clinical Sciences
Sahlgrenska Academy
University of Gothenburg
Gotenburg, Sweden

12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.

TODD 234 - College of Pharmacy

Hosted by the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Customized Presentations:

Date Event Details

Available upon request

  • Navigating the Medical IRB Process
  • Navigating the Nonmedical IRB Process
  • What needs IRB Review & Review Types
  • FDA regulated research & the IRB
  • Sponsor-Investigator Drug & Device Research
  • Informed Consent Perception, Paper, Process

Need help navigating the IRB application
process or want to know more about human 
research protection? 

If you are a UK faculty or staff member and would
like to schedule a customized presentation for your
UK class or research group, contact Belinda Smith at or (859) 323-2446.

Available upon request

Office of Research Integrity Display

We welcome requests to set up an ORI display with
education materials.  Contact Belinda Smith
at or (859) 323-2446 to
check availability for your conference, orientation, or
training events for faculty, staff, or students.


Monthly Events:

Date Event Details


Clinical Research Update (CRU)

The UK Center for Clinical and Translational
Science (CCTS)
 presents a series of programs
designed to keep staff updated on good clinical
practice guidelines, to present tools and
resources for successful clinical trial 
management, and to provide opportunities 
for networking and team building.

The target audience includes research
coordinators, staff, and investigators directly
involved in conducting clinical trials.


Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series (DDLS)

The DDLS showcases cutting-edge clinical and 
translational science research conducted at UK 
and other institutions, sponsored by the Dean of 
the College of Medicine. DDLS events are 
typically held on the first Thursday of each month
from 12:00 - 1:00 pm in the Hospital Auditorium.


Research Ethics Lecture Series

The UK Program for Bioethics is responsible for
bioethics education and consultation to the UK
HealthCare clinical enterprise. The Program for
Bioethics presents the Research Ethics Lecture
Series monthly September through November
and February through April each year. This 
series is also endorsed by UK HealthCare Markey
Cancer Center
and the UK Center for Clinical
and Translational Science
. Presentations are open
to anyone on campus.