FAQ - Research Protections (including Human and Animal Subjects)

I am using human subjects in my research. What do I need to do?

Please click here for information about Human Subject Research and the Institutional Review Board.

I am using animals in my research. What do I need to do?

Please click here for information about research, teaching and demonstration projects using animals at Appalachian.

My research might involve Intellectual Property (IP) issues. Where can I get more information?

Please click here for information about IP at Appalachian.

My research uses radioactive materials or radiation producing equipment. Whom do I need to notify?

Please click here for information about Radiation Safety at Appalachian.

I will be using materials that are considered biohazards. What do I need to do?

Please click here for information about Biosafety at Appalachian.

I am going to be traveling internationally for my research. Do I need to do anything additional?

Please click here for information about Export Controls requirements at Appalachian.

I have been awarded funds from the National Science Foundation (NSF) or the National Institutes of Health (NIH). What is the requirement for training in the responsible conduct of research (RCR)?

If undergraduate or graduate students will work on your project, there is a requirement to train them in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Click here for information about RCR at Appalachian.

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Office of Research
John E. Thomas Building
287 Rivers Street
Room 382
PO Box 32174
Boone, NC 28608-2174
Ph: (828) 262-7459
Fax: (828) 262-2641
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