Research Administration

OHSU researchers: Changes coming to the PI Eligibility Policy

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has revised the eligibility requirements for who can serve as a principal investigator at OHSU. The new policy merges two separate policies: the one that determines who can serve as a PI for sponsored projects (grants) and the one that determines who can serve as a PI for scientific protocols. Most importantly, the policy addresses OHSU’s new faculty appointment structure. The main functional change is that approval from … Read More

Export controls 101: Shipping, travel and collaboration, June 21

Get to know important rules and helpful resources by joining Export controls 101: Shipping, travel and collaboration Tuesday, June 21. In just one hour, you’ll learn to flag export controls concerns, and to quickly help your group navigate the ins and outs without stalling travel, shipment of materials and equipment, or scientific collaboration. Join OHSU Export Controls Officer Jen McCaw as she facilitates case studies and gives a tour of top resources. Export controls 101: Shipping, travel … Read More

Streamlined biosafety approval process goes live June 13

Do you perform research that requires approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee? Good news! Beginning Monday, June 13, OHSU is implementing a new electronic Institutional Biosafety Committee (eIBC) submission system. Using this system, you will be able to electronically manage approval information, get real-time access to forms and protocol information, and track your approval status. The eIBC system tracks minimal protocol information to allow for reporting and maintenance of data required annually, such as biosafety cabinet information. The … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, June 16

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 upcoming workshop is led by Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., director of … Read More

OHSU’s Responsible Conduct of Research courses changing to CITI Programs

OHSU Research Integrity has contracted with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative at the University of Miami (CITI Program) to offer Responsible Conduct of Research training. The NIH-endorsed CITI Program at the University of Miami is a leading provider of research education content. Why the Change? OHSU’s RCR education hasn’t been updated in a number of years–yet the RCR environment is always changing. The CITI program accommodates these evolving changes–and in fact, it’s the standard RCR training for most academic … Read More

Upcoming class: RDA 101, May 12

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) connects the research community with workplace learning and offers classes for research administrators and others who support research at OHSU. A great place to start whether you or your staff are new to OHSU Research or have been around a while is RDA 101. RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, May 12 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Bancroft Building, room 131 Join us as we take a big-picture look at Research Administration. Meet RDA unit leaders, tour … Read More

New topic for subaward series: Subaward tools in OGA, Feb. 24, 25

Does your research department subcontract with third parties for projects or programs? Are you curious about the new tracking and reporting functionality for subawards in OGA? If so, join the Office of Proposal and Award Management’s in-house experts as they offer a tutorial and discussion on the OGA subaward inquiry function. With a focus on post-award functions, this is the next topic in the subaward series to help you make the most of sub-outs in your research departments. Learn about accessing invoices, … Read More

Export Controls 101: Shipping, Travel & Collaboration – Feb. 9, Mar. 2

Get to know important rules and resources by joining RATE’s newest class, Export Controls 101: Shipping, Travel & Collaboration. While primarily designed for research administrators, this class is open to anyone who plays a part in ensuring OHSU’s research efforts proceed smoothly, and align with applicable policies and processes. Why participate in this class? Because compromised export controls could lead to serious consequences for you as an individual, your department, and for OHSU as a … Read More

Update on NIH policy and guideline changes

As we reported in October, several changes to NIH policies, forms, and instructions go into effect for applications submitted on Monday, Jan. 25, and beyond (Phase I of the change rollout).  Additional changes apply to applications submitted on or after May 25 (Phase II), while several modifications scheduled for Phase II have been pushed back to fiscal year 2017 (those related to rigor and transparency for career development awards). Because the changes are many and nuanced, … Read More

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

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