Division of Research Safety

A unit of the Office of the Vice-Chancellor for Research and Innovation

University of Illinois

Promoting a culture of safety through the implementation and oversight of comprehensive safety programs, building partnerships, and providing key services.


The Division of Research Safety is seeking applicants to fill several Research Safety Professional vacancies.

To learn more about the position or to apply click here.

DRS is pleased to announce the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation has named Dr. Stephanie Hess as the new director of the Division of Research Safety.

Dr. Hess joined DRS as a Research Safety Professional in 2013 after completing her PhD in Organic Chemistry at MIT.

To view the full announcement click here.

DRS has created a new instructional video on autoclaving waste.

The video can be found on the media tab at the top of the DRS website or can be accessed by clicking here.