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Conflict of Interest Office


Northwestern University is dedicated to integrity in its academic, research, and business activities.  As part of this mission, NUCOI oversees and implements the University's institutional, research, faculty, and staff conflict of interest policies and procedures, ensures University compliance with applicable conflict of interest regulatory requirements, provides guidance and support to the University community regarding conflict of interest policies, systems, standards, and procedures, and administers and supports the activities of University Conflict of Interest Committees.

Annual Process Opens February 1

If you received an email asking you to complete your annual disclosure, please do so by March 1.

If you need help...

How can we help?

Complete a Disclosure Review a Disclosure Research Administration Guide for New Start-Ups Guide for COI in Human Research


Recent Notices and Updates

The Policy on Conflict of Interest and Conflict of Commitment was recently revised and approved. The substantive revisions include:

Contact Us

Please feel free to reach out at any time by email or by phone 847.467.4515