Auspices is a noun that means kindly endorsement and guidance. If an organization authorizes you to do a specific task, even if you don't work for them directly, you are working under their auspices.
They know you are doing it and they do not object, you have their blessing.
Aegis the protection, backing, or support of a particular person or organization.
"negotiations were conducted under the aegis of the UN"
If while conducting your research you were attacked, the UN would bomb the shit out of them.
You have more than their blessing. They got your back Jack.