Sources of Potential Conflict of Interest and Conflict areas

Sources of Potential Conflicts of Interest

  • Relationships to others (family relationships and similar situations, domestic partnerships )
  • Other commitments (outside employment, board involvements, consulting)
  • Monetary or ownership interests (equity interests, including intellectual property, technology transfer)

Common Conflict Areas

  • Research and Sponsored Projects
  • Contracting , Purchasing, or other financial decisions
  • Supervision of others, hiring and other personnel related decisions
  • Student status and relationships with students