10 CFR 1.45 - Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research.
The Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research -
(a) Plans, recommends, and implements programs of nuclear regulatory research, standards development, and resolution of generic safety issues for nuclear power plants and other facilities regulated by the NRC;
(b) Coordinates research activities within and outside the agency including appointment of staff to committees and conferences; and
(c) Coordinates NRC participation in international standards-related activities and national volunteer standards efforts, including appointment of staff to committees.