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CSU Research Compliance Programs

Institutional Review

Institutional Review Board

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee

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Institutional Biosafety Committee

Institutional Biosafety Committee

Responsible Conduct of Research


Conflict of Interest

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Quality Assurance

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Clinical Review Board

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Cannabis Research

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Our Mission

Colorado State University has a long-standing reputation for ethical conduct of research in all areas and takes pride in the quality and quantity of research performed on its campuses. The mission of the Research Integrity & Compliance Review Office (RICRO) is to provide assistance to researchers, staff, and the faculty oversight committees in maintaining an ethical environment for activities in the following research and teaching areas:

  • Protection of human participants – Institutional Review Board (IRB)
  • Protection of animal subjects – Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
  • Responsible use of biohazardous agents and rDNA – Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
  • Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
  • Quality Assurance in Research (QA)

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