Welcome to the University of Southern Maine's Office of Research Integrity and Outreach (ORIO)!

 We are responsible for the oversight of the:

The links to the right will guide you through the IRB, IACUC and IBC submission processes.  There are also links for helpful resources as well as the mandatory trainings.

News & Events

Updated Policies and Procedures
ORIO has updated the research misconduct policy and added two related standard operating procedures.
The Office of Research Integrity and Outreach (ORIO) has created an anonymous questionnaire on snap survey software as a means of gathering information from the USM community about ORIO operations.
September 26, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Portland Campus, Payson Smith, Room 306
October 17, 2014
12:30 PM to 4:30 PM
410 Luther Bonney, Portland Campus

IRB External Reviews

USM’s Office of Research Integrity is offering to review non-USM research projects as a service to the general community of Maine in an effort to help foster academic and scientific efforts in the pursuit of knowledge.

External Human Subject Research conducted within the USM Community Policy and Procedure