Scientific research is governed by an ever-increasing number of laws, regulations, and policies at the local, state, and federal levels. Harvard has several resources available to assist postdocs with the regulatory requirements for their research.
Provides a comprehensive list of research policies ranging from human subjects and stem cells to grants management and intellectual property. For each policy they provide a general overview, a summary of external (i.e., state and federal) regulations, and specifics on Harvard’s polices, procedures, and guidance including additional resources, local contacts, and available training.
Provides FAS-specific information to facilitate research including information on polices and procedures, frequently needed forms, tools for managing sponsored research, and funding resources.
Offer FAS researchers step-by-step guidance for research involving materials, subjects, or processes that are highly regulated or require special approvals.