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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 regulatory requirements, provides guidance and support to the University community, and administers and supports the activities of University Conflict of Interest Committees.

How can we help?

Link to instructions for completing a disclosure

Link to instructions for reviewing a disclosure

Link to information about management plans and strategies

Link to information about research administration - grants and IRB studies

Link to guidelines on managing conflicts when a start-up company is involved

Recent Notices and Updates

Guidelines on mitigating improper foreign influence at Northwestern have been posted:

Past announcements have been archived.

Contact Us

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