About NSU Office of Research

The Office of Research-NSU (OR-NSU) is the central office for research administration at NSU, functioning administratively in the Office of the Vice Chancellor. OR-NSU is responsible for formulation of regulatory policies and procedures governing basic and applied research throughout the university and in facilitating and enhancing internal and extramural grant opportunities for NSU core faculty. OR-NSU coordinates the activities of four School Scientific Review Committees (SRC). These SRC are responsible for scientific merit review of faculty research protocols that are part of grant applications. OR-NSU also administers the process of ethics clearance undertaken by two university-wide committees: the NSU Institutional Review Board/Ethics Review Committee (NSU IRB/ERC) and the NSU Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). The chairperson of each of these two university-wide committees reports to the Director, OR-NSU. Each school also has a Research Coordinator who reports to the respective school Dean and functions on liaison between the OR-NSU and the school faculty..... Read More »