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Researcher's Alerts for 2012


Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 11/16/12

NEW RESEARCH AFFAIRS SEMINAR SERIES

Research Affairs has started a new monthly seminar series on research topics.

ITEMS OF INTEREST

Federal items of interest that affect our research community.

UPDATED IRB FORMS

The IRB has updated the IRB Applicant Checklist, the Clinical Trials Consent Template, and the Standard IRB form.

BE A SUCCESSFUL GRANT WRITER

The School of PUblic Health wil be offering a course on grantsmanship techniques.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 9/20/12

RESEARCH AFFAIRS WELCOMES CINDY DICKSON AS THE PRE-AWARD ANALYST

Cindy Dickson has joined the Research Affairs team as the new pre-award analyst.

NIH WEB-BASED COURSE HOSTED BY LLU DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE: INTRODUCTION TO THE PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF CLINICAL RESEARCH

NIH has approved the Department of Medicine to be a host site for a live web-based course titled “Introduction to the Principles and Practice of Clinical Research (IPPCR).”

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 8/14/12

REVISIONS TO EXISITNG POLICIES

Research Affairs has several new and revised policies.

ROLL OUT OF ELECTRONIC RCOI SYSTEM

In order to meet the deadline for the new conflict of interest regulations (August 24, 2012), a new electronic system has been developed for the submission of conflict of interest disclosures.

SAVE THE DATE: ON TRACK FOR RESEARCH SUCCESS

Research Affairs will be hosting a half day seminar.

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 Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 7/20/12

New Conflict of Interest Rules go in effect August 24, 2012

Changes to the conflict of interest regulations must e implemented by August 24, 2012.

Research Affairs Open House

Thank you to everyone who visited Research Affairs during our Open House

Institutional email address

Institutional logins and email addresses will be used for accessing the new research portal.

Save the date: On Track for Research Success

Research Affairs will be hosting a half day seminar.

CDMRP Webcast

'Varenicline: Where are We Today?'

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 Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 6/15/12

Guidelines for Research Authorship

Please take note of the institutional Authorship Guidelines which address:

  • the criteria for authorship of a scholarly manuscript, publication, or presentation;
  • what does NOT qualify for authorship;
  • author responsibilities;
  • co-author responsibilities;
  • order of authorship;
  • acknowledgement of contributors; and
  • authorship disputes.

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 Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 5/22/12

Please join us for an Open House at the new Offices of Research Affairs (24887 Taylor Street) on Wednesday, June 6, 2012, from 10 am to 2 pm.   

See flyer for more details.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 4/4/12

  1. Research Affairs is moving!
    The Offices of Research Affairs are moving the week of April 9-13 to the University Arts Building (24887 Taylor Street, Suites 201 & 202).

  2. Changes to the NIH JIT Procedure
    NIH recently published NOT-OD-12-101, ‘Notice of Requirement for Electronic Submission of Just-in-Time Information and Related Business Process Changes Beginning April 20, 2012.

  3. Funding Opportunities
    Research Affairs has published some of the latest funding opportunities available to our researchers on the Researcher’s Alert—Funding Opportunities page. We will update this page periodically, so remember to check back!

  4. Top 10 Things a PI Should Know about Effort Reporting
    NCURA (National Council of University Research Administrators) recently published ‘Effort Reporting: Top 10 Things a PI Should Know. We hope you take a moment to read this succinct summary of the complicated subject of effort reporting.

  5. Obama Admiministraiton Unveils Big Data Initiative
    The Obama Administration recently announced that six Federal departments and agencies will participate in the new “Big Data Research and Development Initiative.

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Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 3/16/12

  1. Research Affairs Website
  2. Did you know that the new Research Affairs website has gone live (www.llu.edu/research-affairs)? We are still adding information to it, but think you will find it a welcome revision. Questions or comments? Email researchaffairs@llu.edu.

  3. LLU's New Indirect Cost Rate
  4. Effective immediately, the Facilities and Administrative rate for LLU is now 58%. Please keep this in mind when preparing your proposal budgets and refer to the Budget Planning Rate Guide on the website for a complete listing of updated rates.

  5. Updated IRB Application Forms
  6. Good news! In order to better assist you and the needs of your sponsors, we have provided an additional page on the IRB application form where you can list the items submitted with your IRB package. Read More

  7. Duplicate-Grant Case Puts Funders Under Pressure
  8. The February 7, 2012 issue of Nature discussed grant fraud charges brought against Craig Grimes, who accepted funding from two sources for the same work. "'It is not a problem to apply for funds for the same research at different funding agencies, but it is illegal to accept and use the funding,' says Christine Boesz, a former inspector-general for the NSF."

  9. NIH Pilot Processes for Submitting Administrative Supplement Requests Electronically
  10. NIH has announced two new electronic processes for submitting administrative supplement requests to NIH. Read More.


Researcher's Alert Researcher's Alert 1/31/12

Quality Improvement Survey of IRB/IRB Chair

As part of quality improvement for our human subjects protection program, Research Affairs annually seeks feedback from individuals who have worked with the IRB and with the IRB Chair in particular. If you have interacted with the IRB Chair last year, kindly take a few moments to complete the survey, using the link below. The information you provide in the survey should reflect your experience during 2011. Survey responses will remain anonymous. The survey will remain open until February 14, 2012.

If you have not interacted with the IRB Chair, please disregard this notice.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/2J6JVHW

Thank You.

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See also:  Researcher's Alerts for 2011

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