Office of Regulatory Affairs (ORA)
- Research Data Planning & Design
The Office of Regulatory Affairs' (ORA) mission is to: promote the responsible conduct of research; assure compliance with federal, state, and university regulations and policies on research; serve as a campus resource for research ethics education materials and training; protect the rights and welfare of research subjects; protect public health and safety; assure the objectivity and integrity of research.
- Graduate Students
- Other: Non-MSU research affiliates who are working with MSU investigators on MSU projects. IRB and other oversight committee members, the public, employees, and animals that may be affected by regulatory compliance.
Description of Research Data Support Services
Research Data Planning & Design
- Research Design
- Staff will provide guidance on ensuring research meets regulatory and MSU policies
- Staff will occasionally inquire about data collection and management to ensure human subjects protections are adequate (e.g. HIPAA, FERPA compliant). Researchers are encouraged to seek alternate data collection techniques or statistical models to minimize the number of animals and/or eliminate animal discomfort during research or teaching.