Advisory & Oversight Committees

The vice president for research and innovation receives guidance from several University and external advisory and oversight committees on a range of issues related to research including funding, policies, ethical practices, and collaboration.

Visit RIO units to learn more about their own advisory and oversight committees.

Council of Research Associate Deans

The Council of Research Associate Deans (CRAD) reviews and provides guidance on research-related policies and initiatives and serves as a forum for the University's research colleges to exchange information.

Community Oversight Board

The Community Oversight Board (COB), composed of external academic, professional, and community experts in human participant research and research ethics, provides feedback on research-related policies, strategies, procedures, and public-facing materials.

Research Integrity & Safety Collaborative (RISC)

The Research Integrity & Safety Collaborative (RISC) meets quarterly with a goal of building and cultivating an integrated approach to research risk mitigation and advancing ethical, safe, and compliant practices of researchers, staff, and students.