The dwindling population of bees, spread of cancer inside the body, and sexual assault on campus—these typically unrelated subjects have something in common: University of Minnesota researchers are working to find new ways to prevent them.
Researchers at the University have made an immense effort to strengthen human research protections. As that work continues, we are launching a University-wide research ethics campaign to promote and build awareness of University principles, policies and processes that support and require ethical research practices.
The U's Institutional Review Board recently recognized the contributions of its departing members, whose collective 125 years of dedicated service have helped to ensure participants were protected and researchers were supported in studies involving human participants.
Since its inception, MnDRIVE (Minnesota’s Discovery, Research and InnoVation Economy) has fueled a multitude of research projects, all with the common goal of finding innovative solutions for grand challenges that fall within four research areas.