Office of Academic and Research Safety (OARS)

We are here to promote and support a positive safety culture for learning and research.

Lab Reset Initiative Web Page

Learn more about the Lab Reset Initiative and get useful resources here!

News & Updates

Happy Holidays from OARS!

Happy Holidays from OARS!!On December 12, the office gathered together for a spectacular...

OARS’ 2023 Promotions

  On December 1st, 2023, three of OARS' employees received professional promotions for...



Contact NUPD via your SafeZone APP or 617-373-3333 for Medical, Fire or Material Spill Emergencies (Boston Campus)

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Our Numbers

315+ Lab Groups

Altamirano training students in Biosafety

19-20K courses completed/year


150+ Biosafety Registrations

Contact Us

For general inquiries please contact OARS.

Phone:     617.373.2769 

Northeastern University

Office of Academic and Research Safety/OARS
320 Renaissance Park, 1135 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02115

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Supporting a Positive Safety Culture

Our team is dedicated to provide you with the highest level of support and guidance in regards to research/laboratory safety.