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Office of Undergraduate Research


Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is responsible for protecting the rights and welfare of human subjects who participate in research. All UNF research projects involving human subjects must be submitted for Institutional Review Board (IRB) review. IRB approval for these projects must be granted prior to the initiation of any study activities, including recruitment or analysis of existing data.

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

This committee reviews and approves protocols submitted by researchers who wish to use animals in their research, conducts inspections of the animal care facility, and makes recommendations to the University administration on changes and improvements that may be necessary in order to provide optimal and humane care of the animals in the facility.

Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

The Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) ensures compliance with National Institutes of Health (NIH) guidelines and ensures the safe handling, use, and storage of biohazardous organisms.

Thomas G. Carpenter Library

The Thomas G. Carpenter Library offers multiple great resources and services to assist you in your research. Visit the link above to learn more.

Writing Center

Need help crafting your research paper or OUR grant application? The UNF Writing Center offers virtual and online writing consultations to help spot issues in your writing. Visit the link above to schedule a Writing Center consultation today.