Must take six total, no more than two per category. Session titles vary meeting-to-meeting.
Research Integrity General
Sessions will provide an introductory survey of the research integrity landscape, covering topics which any research administrator, whether in central administration or a department, should be acquainted with, including scientific integrity, the care and use of animals, the protection of human subjects' rights and welfare, disclosure, and management of conflicts of interest and export control.
Research Protections and Compliance Review Boards
Sessions will discuss processes that can address compliance areas governed by compliance review boards. In general, five committees should be established, including 1) Human Subject Research; 2) Animal Subject Research; 3) Conflict of Interest; 4) Biological Safety; 5) Embryonic Stem Cell Review Committee. The presenters will provide a general summary of each compliance area and offer suggestions for the management of each committee.
Sessions explore what foreign influence "is," tackle some of the myths and misconceptions that administrators and faculty may have, provide some tips on how to identify indicators that a researcher may be engaged in inappropriate behaviors, and offer some strategies to implement a comprehensive response that is consistent with values important to American institutions of higher education. The session is designed to engage research administrators from all shapes and sizes of institutions, across every functional area, and with all levels of expertise.
Research misconduct is defined as fabrication, falsification, or plagiarism in proposing, performing, or reviewing research or in reporting research results. Sessions will provide an overview of research misconduct's regulatory requirements and how to establish a federally compliant program.
Research security includes several components to secure research assets. Sessions will provide an overview of confidentiality, integrity, and accessibility principles of information security and their application in the strategy of a research security program and how research administrators can contribute to the program's success.
Compliance with various laboratory requirements is essential for campus safety and meeting federal award terms and conditions. Learn what pre-and post-award actions can best support your university's research safety programs.
The session provides a brief overview of the export control regulations and the 2019-2020 updates to the regulations. Attendees will learn how to detect and manage export control issues within your institution. In addition, attendees will learn about the best practices related to export control compliance, including contract negotiation and managing institutional risk.
Researchers are engaged in collaborative work that requires an ongoing understanding of the rules of engagement, including the process of peer review. There is a need to understand the nature of the collaboration to classify the alliance correctly. Then, an evaluation of risk as applicable agreements is established to safeguard the exchange of information. Sessions will cover the various researcher issues that research administrators need to understand, including data management, Ownership, sharing, authorship, publication, and peer review. the role research administrators play to support and promote compliant collaborations