Oklahoma State University is committed to and guided by the ethical principles regarding
all research involving human subjects as set forth in the report of the National Commission
for the Protection of Human Subjects of Biomedical and Behavioral Research entitled,
"Ethical Principles and Guidelines for the Protection of Human Subjects of Research".
Oklahoma State University is committed to providing an animal care and use program
that provides a humane and compliant environment for all animals involved in research,
teaching, and testing activities.
The university's Radiation Safety Office is charged with the responsibility to ensure
that all radioactive materials and machines capable of producing ionizing radiation
are used in accordance with all applicable state and federal regulations.
All administrators, faculty, staff, post-doctoral fellows and students who apply for,
receive or serve as key personnel on a sponsored program must submit a disclosure
questionnaire via the COI-Smart system before proposal submission at least annually
during the period of award.
As an institution dedicated to excellence in education, research and outreach, Oklahoma
State University places a high value on research integrity and academic freedom. Oklahoma
State University takes concerns about research misconduct seriously.
Oklahoma State University has an obligation to ensure that all students, faculty and
staff conducting research do so by applying the highest ethical standards. Education
and training in the ethical and responsible conduct of research is an essential element
of training for individuals who are pursuing degrees or engaging in research in any