Welcome to the ORIC - Research Compliance Administration

Information you will find on this website includes, but is not limited to, the following:

  • Conflicts of interest disclosure requirements for faculty and EHRA non-faculty;
  • Conflicts of interest disclosure requirements for those engaging in federally funded research;
  • Develop and enforce conflicts of interest management plans, to protect ECU faculty, staff, and students and the institution;
  • Information and disclosure requirements regarding external professional activities for pay;
  • Information and guidance on export control regulations and assist with license applications; and
  • Responsible conduct of research instruction for faculty, staff, postdoctoral scholars, and students.

ORIC is dedicated to cultivating a culture of ethics, integrity, and compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies.  We invite faculty, staff, researchers, and students to contact us for assistance with training, policies, procedures, or consultations.  Our office has an open-door policy; we welcome all calls, emails, and in-person inquiries.

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Revisions to the federal regulations governing human research are coming January 19, 2018. Please be on the lookout for more information and training on the ORIC website and notices of changes within ePIRATE

If you will be traveling internationally on behalf of ECU, please submit a completed International Travel form for export control review and approval. Please submit this form as soon as you become aware that you will be traveling internationally. Click here to access the form.

Staff Contacts

Norma Epley

Sierra Fountain
University Program Associate, COI

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