Research Administration

OHSU Institutional Biosafety Committee policy on dual use research of concern

Recently, new U.S. government policy was implemented outlining increased oversight for dual use research of concern. Dual use research of concern is defined as research that can, based on current understanding, be reasonably anticipated to provide knowledge, products, or technologies that could be directly misapplied by others to pose a threat to public health and safety, agricultural crops or other plans, animals, the environment, material, or national security. In response to the change in federal … Read More

IRB brown bag: Navigating the new eIRB

Navigating the new eIRB Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Nov. 12 10 to 11 a.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Come join us for an orientation of the new eIRB system. See how UPs will trigger the RNI form, learn how to submit a Continuing Review and get an introduction to the new system in general. Bring your questions and get ready to learn!

eIRB down time: Data migration

eIRB data migration will take place in two weeks! The eIRB data migration is upon us! All non-pending studies from the old eIRB system will be transferring to the new eIRB (over 2,000 studies!). This means that both systems will be down and unavailable* for up to four business days. This is planned to start on Friday, Nov. 6. About three-fourths of the studies will be moving over to the new system during this down … Read More

OHSU launches new Entrepreneur-in-Residence program

The office of Technology Transfer and Business Development (TTBD) has recently implemented an Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program that provides support to inventor teams and to new companies that form when they license technology intellectual property from OHSU. These EIR members are veteran industry and business experts that will join the TTBD team for a 12-month time span. During this period, they will aid in identifying technologies with commercial promise, and provide OHSU researchers with real-world insights … Read More

NIH to host webinars on grant application submission and review, Nov. 5 & 6

The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is hosting two webinars for new NIH applicants, mentors, and grant administrators. This opportunity is designed to give participants insights into the application submission and peer review processes. The Nov. 5 webinar will focus on university research administrators. The webinar on Nov. 6 will focus on research project grants (R01s). Both sessions will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PST, which includes a 30 minute Q&A period. The CSR experts will … Read More

Research Policy Board proposed to ease regulatory burden on research universities

More research administration news: If there’s one thing that political opponents in Washington DC can agree on, at least in theory, is that research is over-regulated. Study after study after study has shown that research faculty spend about 40% of their time performing administrative duties, many of which are related to research regulations (think effort reporting) that are perceived to get in the way of actual discovery–the thing that scientists are funded to actually spend … Read More

Updated pre-award service level understanding agreement in effect Oct. 6

It’s not novel. It’s not new. It’s just improved! The Office of Proposal and Award Management, with assistance from departmental representatives across OHSU, have arrived at an updated service level understanding (SLU) agreement. The updated SLU will go into effect Oct. 6, 2015. The purposes of the SLU are to: Describe the pre-award services to be provided by OPAM to research departments and units at OHSU Identify the performance expectations for the pre-award services offered … Read More

IRB brown bag special series: eIRB Upgrade demo, Sept. 24

eIRB Upgrade demo Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Sept. 24 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Are you involved with human subjects research? Come to the eIRB Upgrade demo! During this brown bag we will be giving an overall demonstration of the new eIRB system. You can see a quick overview of the differences and the initial applications, a presentation on modifications and CRQs and the new Reportable New … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Oct. 5

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include elements needed for an InfoEd proposal, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers, and elements of a great training plan. This workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, M.D., Ph.D., program coordinator; … Read More

OHSU Research Safety Fair, Oct. 9

Environmental Health and Radiation Safety is hosting its annual Research Safety Fair. Please join us in this exciting event dedicated to enhance safety culture at OHSU. Research Safety Fair Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Richard Jones Hall Atrium and lecture halls 4340 and 4320 Food and drinks will be available. Don’t forget to stop by Portland Fire & Rescue’s hazmat truck located outside of RJH. Presentations 10 a.m.:  Fire extinguisher training, … Read More

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