Welcome to the University of Southern Maine's Office of Research Integrity and Outreach (ORIO)!
We are responsible for the oversight of the:
- Human Research Protection Program (HRPP)
- Institutional Review Board (IRB)
- Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
- Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
- USM Radiation Safety Committee (RSC)
- Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR)
- Export Control Regulations (ECR)
- Administration of Financial Conflicts of Interest (FCOI)
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.