Be responsible &
compliant with your research


  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Financial Conflicts of Interest
  • Export Control
  • Human Subjects Research
  • Animal Subjects Research
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Responsible Conduct of Research

Academic Integrity & Research Ethics (AIRE) provides you with tools and resources to improve your awareness of responsibilities for learning and adhering to university expectations regarding academic integrity, responsible conduct of research, and other scholarly activities. AIRE provides the following:

  • research ethics consultation services
  • promoting academic integrity 
  • mentorship
Training Description
Responsible Conduct of Research Understand core norms, principles, regulations, and rules governing the practice of research. This training is a requirement for investigators that are involved in NSF/NIH sponsored projects. Instructor-led and Online; More information available on the AIRE website

Financial Conflicts of Interest

Training Description
Financial Conflicts of Interest Understand the requirements of and the responsibilities for compliances with the Federal regulation on Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI for grants or cooperative agreements and for research contracts. This training is a requirement for all investigators that are involved in PHS/NIH sponsored projects. Online; More information available on the FCOI website

Export Control

The UNM Office of Export Control helps researchers understand what research activities involving devices, materials, or technologies are subject to U.S. legal-regulatory controls. Visit their website for more information.

Training Description
Conducting International Research This case study based workshop will provide a brief overview of U.S. Export Controls.We will discuss the three basic questions to consider when traveling abroad. Discuss therisk associate with travel to embargoed or export restricted countries and what steps youshould take to mitigate those risks. I will provide a list of the services/ resources that theOffice of Export Controls offers to international travelers and how you can access thoseservices/ resources . And finally, we will discuss international collaborative research. Go to Learning Central and add EXCTL 100 to your learning plan.
Export Controls at UNM This presentation will discuss how the deemed export rule affects faculty and students in the facilitation of their academic research. Go to LearningCentral and add EXCTL 101 to your learning plan.
Export Controls and Restricted Research This presentation will provide a brief introduction to Export Controls, discuss how/why research becomes export restricted and what that means to a project, discuss what it means to be conducting restricted research and what a Technology Control Plan is, discuss what you can do to ensure that you stay in compliance with all export control regulations and restrictions, the cost of non-compliance, provide a brief overview of U.S. Export Controls, guide the participant through 6 export control scenarios and help them consider how export controls apply in situations that they may encounter in their research on behalf of the institution, encourage interaction and critical thinking among participants, and provide a regulatory rationale for the determinations based on each scenario. This training will be required for those individuals identified by the Export Control Officer.

Human Subjects Research

The UNM Office of the IRB facillitates the review and approval of human subjects research for the UNM Main and Branch campuses. Their services include:

  • IRB consultations and workshops
  • IRB review and approvals
  • IRB audits
Training Description
CITI Human Subjects Research Understand historical development of human subjects protections, as well as current information on regulatory and ethical issues. This training is a requirement for all investigators that are involved in Human Subjects Research. Online; More information available on the IRB website

Animal Subjects Research

The UNM Office of Animal Care Compliance (OACC) is responsible for reviewing all protocol applications using vertebrate animals, their blood or tissues, and ensuring compliance with federal animal welfare regulations, inspecting animal facilities and investigator laboratories, investigating animal concerns, and overseeing training and educational programs. Visit their website for more information.

Research Data

The Research Data Services ( team in the University Libraries provides infrastructure and support for effective planning for and management of research data. Beginning with data management planning and finishing with archival storage and sharing of research data, the RDS team supports data discovery, creation, use, documentation, management, collaboration and sharing throughout the full research lifecycle. Our services include:

  • Support for data management planning and funding agency data management plan development
  • One-on-one and research team training in all aspects of research data management, including custom instruction to meet specific research team or class needs
  • Coordination of access to the Library’s data management infrastructure, including:
    • LoboGit – a shared platform for collaborative management and analytic code development
    • LoboDrive – a private cloud storage system that enables effective data sharing within research teams, including partners off the UNM campus
    • LoboVault – UNM’s institutional repository – our system for providing long-term archival storage, discovery and access to research outputs including data RDS services are available to all UNM Faculty, Students and Staff in support of their research needs. For more information contact RDS at