Disclosure of Human Data Policy (School of Medicine)

Sharing human data with third parties for research and technology development has potential to accelerate biomedical research and advance science in support of the missions of Washington University and our affiliated hospital partners, BJC Health Care (BJC) (collectively, the “Institutions”). Data from patients and research participants are used in the hopes of advancing knowledge, improving […]

Research Data/Record Retention Requirements

Record Retention Requirements Research data that are commonly accepted in the scientific community as necessary to validate research findings must be retained by WashU researchers for a minimum period required by applicable laws and regulations, funding agency requirements, or other agreements. The University and the Principal Investigator have rights and responsibilities concerning access to, use […]

CUI/Information Security

The WashU CUI project team is made up of individuals from throughout the university, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of obtaining and maintaining an adequate Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) level.

Securing Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)

Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) is information held by or generated for the federal government that requires safeguarding or dissemination controls pursuant to and consistent with applicable laws, regulations and government-wide policies. CUI may include research data and other project information that a research team receives or creates during the performance of a contract funded by […]

Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) requires that an IDP Sharing Statement be include in the ClinicalTrials.gov registration. Download the Guidance for Completing the IPD Sharing Statement on ClinicalTrials.Gov (PDF).

Digital Research Materials Repository

WashU Libraries are providing services to curate data and other research outputs (images, field sheets, spreadsheets, protocols, analysis scripts, etc.). Curation includes the management, enhancement and the preservation of the outputs of research conducted at Washington University in St. Louis. Visit the University Libraries website for more information.

Store Data Centrally via WashU Services

WashU RIS Research Data Storage Washington University’s Research Infrastructure Services (RIS) offers research faculty access to 5TB of free networked, high performance research data storage. Additional storage is available for a fee. How to get research data storage from RIS: Complete a request form for a new research data storage allocation (WUSTL Key required). This request form will be processed […]

Research Data Management Policies by Federal Agency

The White House Office of Science and Technology issued a directive in 2013 requiring federally funded scientific research publications and data sets to be made freely available to the public. As a result, many public and private funders also instituted directives on data sharing requirements. Below is a listing of data management policies from many […]

Research Infrastructure Services (RIS)

Provides high-performance, research focused, IT services and technologies. These services facilitate Washington University in St. Louis’ world-class research programs and collaborative partnerships.