University Resources

UW Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP): A unit of the Office of Research at the University of Washington, supports and advises the entire academic community in securing external support for sponsored projects and collaborations.

Office of Animal Welfare (OAW): Facilitates the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) review of research protocols and grants involving live vertebrate animals. The OAW provides oversight and compliance on behalf of the IACUC in accordance with applicable laws, policies and regulations.

Research involving human subjects must be reviewed by an Institutional Review Board (IRB). At the UW, several IRB committees serve this function. The Human Subjects Division (HSD) provides administrative support, makes regulatory determinations and facilitates IRB review; assisting researchers throughout the process.

UW Grant and Contract Accounting (GCA): Assists the UW community by facilitating the post award financial aspects of sponsored programs, from budget set-up to close.