Zimmerman Library at night

What We Do

The Office of Research & Compliance is dedicated to advancing a culture of ethics, integrity and compliance through awareness programs, and monitoring and responding to non-compliance.  ORC consists of the following research compliance programs: Conflict of Interest in Research, Research Integrity, and Office of the Institutional Review Board.  Other offices involved with compliance include Animal Care & Use, Industrial Security, and Environmental Health & Safety (EHS).

Our commitment to compliance includes the development of general and specific training, policies and procedures, as well as, appropriate oversight and monitoring to assist members of UNM’s community in conducting research activities based upon the highest standards of integrity and excellence through teamwork ad professionalism.