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Research

Under the direction of the Vice President for Research, the Office for Research oversees an integrated portfolio of expert services and resources to ensure that Northwestern's research activities are in compliance with regulatory and statutory standards. 

Links to primary research compliance areas and contacts are listed below.  For an overview of the duties of key individuals who conduct or support research at Northwestern, visit Research Roles and Responsibilities

Who to Contact

 

Animal Research

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

(312) 503-9339
acuc@northwestern.edu

Mandy Kozlowski
IACUC Director
(312) 503-0109
m-kozlowski@northwestern.edu

Conflict of Interest in Research

Northwestern Conflict of Interest Office (NUCOI)

(847) 467-4515
nucoi@northwestern.edu

Kate Cosgrove Booth
Senior Director
(847) 491-4163
k-cosgrove@northwestern.edu

Export Controls Compliance

Export Controls Compliance

Ann Adams, Senior Associate Vice President for Research
a-adams@northwestern.edu

Grants and Sponsored Research

Sponsored Research (SR)

(312) 503-7955 (Chicago)
SponsoredResearch@northwestern.edu

Shandra WhiteExecutive Directorshandra.white@northwestern.edu

 

Accounting Services for Research and Sponsored Programs (ASRSP)

(847) 491-3385
asrspweb@northwestern.edu

LaShawnda Hall
Executive Director
(847) 491-4716
lashawnda.hall@northwestern.edu

Human Participant Research

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

(312) 503-9338
irb@northwestern.edu 

Nathalia Henry Whitely
Executive Director
(312) 503-2578
nhenry@northwestern.edu

Research Misconduct

Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

(312) 503-0054
researchintegrity@northwestern.edu 

Lauran Qualkenbush
Director, Research Integrity Officer
(312) 503-7908
lhaney@northwestern.edu

Research Safety

Office of Research Safety

(847) 491-5581 (Evanston)
(312) 503-8300 (Chicago)
researchsafety@northwestern.edu 

Michael Blayney
Executive Director
(847) 491-4387
michael.blayney@northwestern.edu