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Research Policy Handbook

The Stanford University Research Policy Handbook is a collection of policies, guidelines and general information related to the research enterprise at Stanford University. Those pertaining to human subject research include:

RPH Chapter 1 Conduct of Research:

RPH Chapter 4 Conflicts of Commitment and Interest:

RPH Chapter 5 Human Subjects and Stem Cells in Research:

RPH Chapter 18 Committees and Panels that Support Research:


The entire Research Policy Handbook is available on the Dean of Research (DoR) website which integrates information from many sources useful for research and scholarly activities at Stanford, providing easy access to practical information about preparing and submitting research proposals, opportunities for research funding, international activities, shared facilities and many other topics.