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Welcome to the Office of Research Integrity and Compliance

The University of Wyoming is committed to ensuring that all research and educational practices are carried out in a manner that is responsible, ethical, and congruent with our University's mission. The Office of Research Integrity & Compliance is here to assist UW faculty, students, and staff engaged in research. 

Oversight Groups

Animal Research for all animal research carried out at UW; animal work is overseen by IACUC.

Biological Safety for research involving biological hazards at UW; this work is overseen by IBC.

Human Subjects for all regulated research involving human subjects; this work is overseen by the IRB.

Radiation Safety for all research involving radioactive materials & equipment at UW; overseen by RSC.


Other Areas of Compliance

Conflict of Interest - Co-Managed by Academic Affairs & ORED

Drones- Co-Managed by UW Risk Management Office & ORED 

Export Control - Managed by UW General Counsel

Research Misconduct- Handles all concerns involving possible research misconduct with UW researchers or work.

Responsible Conduct of Research- Educational resources & training opportunities to improve all facets of research at UW.

Environmental Health and Safety- Managed by UW Safety Office


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Compliance Personnel

Carolyn Brandt, Director of Research Integrity & Compliance, Research Integrity Officer (RIO), 307-766-3621

Kevin Shimkus, Research Compliance Manager, Deputy RIO., 307-766-5322

Nichole Person, IRB/IACUC Coordinator, Compliance Coordinator., 307-766-5322

Jim Herrold, Radiation Safety Officer. 307-766-2638

Madeline Dalrymple, Biological Safety Specialist. 307-766-2723


Contact Us

Office of Research & Economic Development

Dept. 3355, 1000 E. University Avenue

Old Main Room 308

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307) 766-5353

Fax: (307) 766-2608

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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