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Welcome to GVSU's Research Protections Program

Our mission is to ensure the safe, ethical conduct of human, animal and laboratory research compliant with University policy and regulatory requirements.

The importance of research training and review:

  • Enhanced safety of researchers and participants
  • Increased regulatory compliance
  • Field expertise through in-depth training and feedback
  • Adherence to review procedures and ethics standards increase:
    • Credibility of published work
    • Eligibility for expanded funding opportunities

Dear GVSU Research Community,

I am pleased to announce that Professor Stephen Glass will assume the position as Chairperson of the HRRC beginning on July 1, 2016.  Please join me in welcoming Stephen to this new role on the committee.

Also, please join me in thanking Professor Christine Yalda for her dedicated work as Chairperson this past year.



Jeff Potteiger
Research Integrity Officer


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