University of Vermont

Research Protections Office - RPO

Welcome to Research Protections Office

The RPO has developed a comprehensive vision statement.  "The RPO is recognized for outstanding review/oversight programs that support the institution’s conduct of safe and ethically sound scientific research involving human participants, vertebrate animals and biohazards.   read more

The RPO is well-organized and efficient. The institution’s research compliance record is exemplary. Faculty, staff and administration are confident in the operation, which is known to be knowledgeable, responsive, and collaborative.

The professional management of these essential research compliance operations minimizes administrative burden, allowing investigators to focus on their research.

Expectations, principles and guidelines are clearly conveyed. Researchers understand the underlying fundamentals and the importance for the safety and protection requirements, resulting in a culture of shared commitment and responsibility for maintaining a high level of ethical and safety standards."

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