The Institutional Review Board (IRB) conducts review and approval of research that involves human participants.
The Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) is a standing committee at Rice University, whose composition and responsibilities are mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (Public Law 98-198).
The Institutional Biosafety Committees (IBC) is the cornerstone of institutional oversight of recombinant DNA research and use of biohazardous materials in research.
Research and other activities that involve the transfer of certain items, products or goods, technology, and software to foreign countries may be subject to U.S. export control laws and regulations.
Rice’s Conflict of Interest (COI) policy provides guidance for Scholars for responsible and conscientious participation in outside activities through the disclosure, reporting, and management of these activities.