Upcoming Event Presented by CUNY Graduate Center: Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training – 10/03 from 9:30am-11:30am

This is a reminder of CUNY’s requirement that researchers – faculty, students and post-docs – be versed in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and meet training requirements.  CUNY’s policy statement on RCR training is here.  It calls for faculty advisors to provide training and general guidance for students on ethics issues specific to their …

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5th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI)

The 5th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI) took place in Amsterdam in May 2017 and was attended by researchers, institutional leaders, administrators, funders, publishers and others who are committed to promoting integrity in research.  The conference program explored “the challenges of promoting transparency and accountability and the consequences of the failure to do so, …

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What is a Person Month and How Do I Calculate it?

When a Principal Investigator (PI) submits a project proposal to a Sponsor, it often includes a description of their effort contributed to the project during the Academic Year. A PI budgets, proposes, and reports the work completed on sponsored project as a percent effort of their total institutional activities. A faculty member’s total institutional activities …

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Revised Edition of the European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity from All European Academies (ALLEA) Now Available

All European Academies (ALLEA) has published a revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. The revised edition is available at http://www.allea.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/ALLEA-European-Code-of-Conduct-for-Research-Integrity-2017.pdf.

NIH Offers Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration

NIH announces two regional seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration. The seminars will focus on NIH grants application and award processes. Please refer to NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration web page for details, which is available at https://grants.nih.gov/news/contact-in-person/seminars.htm.

Revisions to Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46) Available Now, To be Published 1/19

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and fifteen other Federal Departments and Agencies have announced revisions to the current Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (45 CFR 46). It will be published in the Federal Register tomorrow, January 19, 2017.  CUNY Office of Research is reviewing the final rule to …

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UPCOMING EVENT: Responsible Conduct of Research Training – 3/21 from 9:30am-12pm at the Grad Center

This year’s annual Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) training for post-docs and graduate students will be held on Tuesday, March 21 from 9:30am-12:00pm (registration and breakfast starting at 8:30am) at the Graduate Center in the Proshansky Auditorium. Please note that this training is required for all CUNY post-docs. Interested individuals may register at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CUNYRCR2017. The …

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