Conflict of Interest for Sponsored Projects

Policy number: 
13.005
Policy description: 

It is the policy of UNT that no proposed, awarded, or ongoing UNT research project shall be biased by a significant financial interest of any Investigator responsible for the design, conduct, or reporting of the research.   The purpose of this policy is to assure objectivity in research.

All UNT Investigators who apply for or receive funding from any entity for a research project will comply with the requirements of this policy and the UNT conflict of interest procedures for PHS funded research or non-PHS funded research, as applicable.    

This policy will provide assurance to investigators, UNT, sponsors of institutional research, and most importantly the public, that research activities at UNT will be conducted in a manner consistent with institutional and public values.

Policy owner: VP for Research and Economic Development
Policy contact: 
Jamie Peno
Director, Office of Research Integrity and Compliance
Division for Research and Economic Development
Applies to: 
Faculty, Staff, Students, All University
Date Issued: 
Tuesday, July 1, 2003

Last updated: 

Date: 
2015-09-17
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to comply with the Supreme Court Ruling on Same Sex marriage. The definition of spouse was added. Effective 09/17/2015.
Date: 
2012-08-23
Action: 
Revision
Comments: 
Revised to comply with the U.S. Public Health Services Regulations
Date: 
2011-04-28
Action: 
Format Only
Date: 
2005-01-01
Action: 
Revision