What ETSU rules and regulations apply to my Undergraduate
First, remember that you’ll need to follow all the appropriate
rules of the ETSU department in which you are working for your degree
and/or for your project. Then, the same rules and regulations that
govern faculty research also apply to your Undergraduate Research
experience. Your Faculty Mentor will help you!
Second, make sure that you are aware of the ETSU
guidelines and information concerned with Ethics in Research.
Now, depending on your research topic, there may be specific guidelines
and regulations that are important. Such as
- If your research involves people, you’ll need to be trained
in the university and federal rules that govern Human Subjects
Research and your project will require approval by the ETSU
Institutional Review Board.
- If you research involves animals, you’ll need to be trained
in the rules that govern use of animals in research and your project
will require approval by the ETSU
Animal Care Committee.
- If you are working with vertebrate animals, also be aware of
for Occupational Health and Safety.
- If you research is in science and you are dealing with hazardous
materials in any form, you’ll need to check with our Radiation
Visit these websites to learn more, but remember to talk with your