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Administration and Units

Admin & Units

Proposal Submission and Award Management

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Supports the development, implementation and coordination of sponsored research, from proposal submission to project closeout.

Main Contact Number: 614-688-8288

OSP Staff

  • Help you find funding sources

  • Assist in proposal preparation and submission

  • Negotiate contracts

  • Track and receive sponsor payments

  • Provide oversight for grants and contracts

  • Handle purchasing and travel needs

  • Ensure compliance with sponsor and university requirements

  • Streamline administrative burdens

Animals, Biosafety and Human Subjects

Office of Responsible Research Practices (ORRP)

Helps investigators meet the requirements for research involving human subjects and biohazards. ORRP also supports two institutional review boards responsible for review and oversight.

  • Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)

  • Institutional Review Boards (IRBs)

Main Contact Number: 614-688-8457

ORRP Staff

  • Provide consultation on research / instructional activities

  • Help you navigate the regulations

  • Assist with research submissions, reporting and record keeping

  • Provide educational programs and training

  • Offer quality improvement monitoring

Animal Care and Use Program (ACUP)

Responsible for all animals used in research, teaching and testing in the agricultural and biomedical programs at the university.

Main Contact Number: 614-292-4494

ACUP Staff

  • Deliver veterinary care

  • Offer consultation on experimental design

  • Provide training on animal care techniques

  • Provide oversight for animal housing facilities

  • Standardize animal care procedures

  • Oversee compliance with federal regulations

  • IACUC review board meeting administration

  • e-Protocol processing

  • Post-approval monitoring


Office of Research Compliance (ORC)

Supports and promotes ethical research practices at Ohio State.

Main Contact Number: 614-292-9258

ORC Staff

  • Identify research compliance risks

  • Coordinate institution-wide compliance policy and procedure development

  •  Ensure compliance with university policies and federal, state and local regulations

  • Administer the conflict of interest disclosure process

  • Manage the university‚Äôs policy for handling allegations of research misconduct

Office of Secure Research (OSR)

Supports compliance with export control regulations and national security related regulations and obligations.

Main Contact:

OSR Staff

  • Identify and work through federal export control regulations

  • Assist in foreign collaboration regulations

  • Provide training