Research Administration

Join RAIN: Research Administration Information Network

Research Administration Information Network, or RAIN, serves the research community, particularly those who take part in the many aspects of research administration. Monthly RAIN meetings provide the latest NIH updates, award administration news, learning opportunities, process improvement projects, RDA staffing updates, and other information that affects research administration at OHSU. Research Development and Administration units, members of research departments, and other members of the OHSU research community present information and answer questions. Everyone is welcome to attend RAIN … Read More

OCTRI information session: Updates from the CTSA

If you are interested in training programs, regulatory expertise, and other resources needed to conduct translational research, we encourage you to attend this session to learn more about the services and programs offered by the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute at OHSU. OCTRI recently received a renewed Clinical and Translational Science Award and this session will provide information on continuing and new OCTRI services, and changes and opportunities you can expect to see. OCTRI information and … Read More

NRSA Workshop: Technical components – October 24

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 how to set up your proposal in InfoEd, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers, and elements of a great training plan. This upcoming workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, manager of the MD/PhD … Read More

TB testing now available at new walk-in clinic

OHSU employees who need TB testing prior to working with research animals can find the new walk-in clinic hours and location on the Occupational Health’s O2 page.

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Oct. 5th

Are you new to research at OHSU? Looking for guidance on how to navigate research administration? At Research Administration Training & Education (RATE), we connect the research community with workplace learning. The RATE Program offers classes for research administrators as well as others who support research at OHSU, outlined in the research learning portal. RDA 101 is a great place to start whether you are new to OHSU Research or not. RDA 101: Introduction to … Read More

Eric Smith named director of OHSU Clinical Research Support Office

Eric Smith, M.S., M.B.A., has been named the director of the OHSU Clinical Research Support Office. The CRSO was launched on July 3, 2017, in order to bring clinical research support functions under one umbrella and focus on partnering with the research community to support OHSU’s clinical research leadership. Smith comes to this position from the OHSU School of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology, where he has served since 2011 as associate director of translational research and dermatopathology, … Read More

When and how to request an urgent IRB review

Submissions for IRB review are typically reviewed in the order in which they are received. However, there are situations that require more urgent attention.  Examples of these are: Subjects are critically ill and awaiting IRB approval of an initial submission or modification. Imminent funding deadline (e.g., NIH just-in-time notifications). Projects with tight timelines, such as a summer student research project. In urgent cases, please take the following steps: Ensure your submission is complete and accurate to … Read More

IRB fee changes go into effect Oct. 1

On October 1, 2017, OHSU Institutional Review Board fees will increase for industry-sponsored projects submitted through eIRB. Study teams should begin incorporating the fee structure in clinical trial budgets for new projects anticipated to be submitted on or after this date. Existing contracts will not be affected. IRB fees are charged for industry-sponsored studies; no fees are charged for the review of foundation, federal, internally funded, or unfunded research. IRB fees are directly invoiced to the … Read More

New NIH Policy requires single IRB for multi-site research

On January 25, 2018, new rules take effect for NIH-funded multi-site research studies. Non-exempt human subjects research studies that are conducted at more than one U.S. site and use the same protocol must use a single IRB. This applies to all competing grant applications: new, renewal, revision, or resubmission. What does the new policy mean for OHSU researchers? OHSU has already begun streamlining the multi-site review process, using IRB reliance systems to waive oversight to … Read More

Launching a portal to streamline research services at the DCM

Announcing a single portal for animal research: DCM Operations The Department of Comparative Medicine will be transitioning to a web-based system for research-associated tasks. The centralized system is designed to improve the efficiency of DCM so that researchers can spend more time on research and less time on paperwork. A platform that is familiar to the research community The new system, DCM-OPS, is based on the same Huron Click™ platform as the IRB, IBC and IACUC … Read More

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