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Our Mission

Our Mission:

The Office of Research Compliance protects the research community at MSU by thoughtfully applying ethical and safe practices.

Our Goals:

Facilitate the University's pursuit of quality education, research and service activities by assisting the campus community in conducting their activities in a compliant and responsible manner.

Protect Mississippi State University, the researchers, research subjects (human or animal), and employees by helping to maintain compliance with regulations.

Protect Mississippi State University, the researchers, and research subjects (human or animal), by helping to create an environment that is conducive to research while maintaining compliance with applicable regulations.

Constantly refine our services so that interaction with our office creates a more robust research project and reduces unnecessary burden to the researcher. Conduct outreach and education activities to ensure that researchers have the tools necessary to accomplish their research objectives.

Our Values:

  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Commitment
  • Teamwork

Value Statements:

We will demonstrate integrity by making our actions always match our words.

We will demonstrate respect by treating everyone professionally.

We will demonstrate commitment by serving the MSU community to the best of our abilities.

We will demonstrate teamwork by working amongst ourselves and those we serve to meet our common goals.