Catalyst: Compliance

by SRA International on August 31, 2017

Science must re-evaluate its open-data policy after retracting a controversial study on microplastics and fish in May (“Editorial Retraction,” J. Berg, 26 May, p. 812 and “Fishy business,” M. Enserink, News Feature, 24 March, p. 1254).... Read more

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by Philip Cola on July 27, 2017

It has been our collective experience that aligning Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Conflict of Interest (COI) processes can be challenging.... Read more

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by SRA International on July 27, 2017

Scientific fraud is a red herring, diverting attention from widespread research misconduct that is having a more damaging effect on science, say experts in research integrity.... Read more

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by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on June 27, 2017

We wondered how research administrators communicate funding opportunities to researchers in their institutions. In this issue of The Pulse we share what we learned from our colleagues’ responses to a five-question survey on the topic.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Surveys, The Pulse

by Zoya Davis-Hamilton on February 28, 2017

This month we wanted to learn more about the management and administration of financial conflict of interest (FCOI) at our colleagues’ institutions. We will continue to periodically check the “pulse” of research administration community on various topics. Look for the future columns in the SRA Catalyst throughout 2017.... Read more

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by SRA International on February 19, 2017

Don’t miss out on attending the Research Integrity Management Intensive Workshop, June 22-23 at George Mason University, Arlington Campus!... Read more

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by SRA International on February 3, 2017

Ethical review boards must focus on clinical promise as well as safety to hold the first tests of drugs in humans to a higher standard, say Jonathan Kimmelman and Carole Federico.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Human Subjects

by SRA International on January 19, 2017

Announcement of revisions to modernize, strengthen, and make more effective the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects that was originally promulgated as a Common Rule in 1991. These revisions are an effort to modernize, simplify, and enhance the current system of oversight.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Human Subjects, NIH

by SRA International on January 18, 2017

Updates Coming to FastLane on January 30 to Support PAPPG (NSF 17-1) Policy Changes and New and Enhanced Automated Compliance Checks. Effective January 30, 2017, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement the following changes in FastLane to support the policy updates in the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 17-1) and to run new and enhanced automated compliance checks on proposals.... Read more

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by SRA International on November 15, 2016

Basics of Research Administration in San Diego - January 18-20, 2017 - The Pendry Downtown San Diego.... Read more

Tagged with: Compliance, Finding Funding, Post-award, Pre-award

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