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Office of Institutional Assurance and Integrity

Office of Institutional Assurance and Integrity (OIAI)

The Office of Institutional Assurance and Integrity provides oversight of LBNL’s  management systems and operating processes to ensure that compliance, best management practices, and continuous improvement are achieved in support of scientific excellence at LBNL. Read More





Office of Contractor Assurance (OCA)

The Office of Contractor Assurance (OCA) provides oversight of LBNL’s management systems and operating processes to ensure that compliance, operational support for science, best management practices, and continuous improvement are achieved at LBNL. The OCA is an internal independent assurance organization, and is authorized to have unrestricted access (as appropriate) to personnel, records, and other information sources necessary to carry out its duties. In partnership with LBNL line management, the OIAI regularly monitors operational performance, develops and tracks performance metrics, identifies and tracks operational risks, and organizes independent internal and external reviews. Read More

 

 

Contract Assurance Council (CAC) 

The Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) Contract Assurance Council advises the Vice President for Laboratory Management (VPLM) in the University of California Office of the President to ensure 1) the effective governance of the Laboratory and 2) that performance of work under the LBNL contract meets the terms of the contract as well as the bylaws and standing orders of the University of California. Read More


Human and Animal Regulatory Committees (HARC)

The Human and Animal Regulatory Committees office, HARC, assists researchers at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in complying with federal and state regulations covering the protection of human subjects and animals used in scientific research.The HARC office administers three committees at LBNL: 

 Animal Welfare and Research Committee 

 Human Subjects Committee 

Radioactive Drug Research Committee 

 

 

 

Research and Institutional Integrity Office (RIIO)

The Research Integrity Office is part of the Office of Institutional Assurance and Integrity, and serves as a focal point for ethics and compliance assurance at the Berkeley Lab in three main areas of responsibility:

Employee Concerns

Research Integrity

Conflict of Interest

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