PLEASE NOTE: The Office of Research will be closed on Thursday, December 6 from 11:30 – 1:30 PM for a staff appreciation event. If you have a proposal or other matter that may be impacted by this closure, please contact the relevant Office of Research staff member. The Office of Research will be closed during…

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Great News for PHS/NIH & NSF Investigators! The End of Paper COI Disclosure Forms 800 and 900! As part of the Office of Research’s efforts to streamline procedures and reduce administrative burden for UCI’s researchers, we are excited to announce the launch of KC Conflict of Interest (KC COI) on June 23, 2016! In this…

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Introducing the UCI: Startup Guide for Employee Inventors Applied Innovation and the Office of Research, along with a number of other offices across campus, collaborated to develop this first version of the “Startup Guide for Employee Inventors.”  This guide provides the fundamental information you should be aware of if you are considering creating a company.…

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Research Administration (RA) is pleased to announce a new training series for UCI Research Administrators beginning in 2016: NCURA’s “Life Cycle of the Award” webinar series. All sessions will be held from 8:00am until Noon in the Calit2 Auditorium on the second Wednesday of each month (with the exception of November which will be on…

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Public Health Service/National Institute of Health http://www.research.uci.edu/compliance/conflict-of-interest/research-disclosures/phs-investigator.html     Based on the PHS/NIH definitions below, all individuals listed as “senior/key personnel” on a PHS funded proposal, award, or a project sponsored by an entity following PHS regulations are considered “Investigators.”  Therefore, all senior/key personnel must submit financial disclosures (Form 800) and complete COI training as…

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COI Disclosure Updates ·         PHS T32 Training Grants: Please collect the Form 800 only from the Director/Principal Investigator and Co-Director (if applicable).  ·         Contract Research Organizations & 700Us:  Disclosure Reference Form has been updated (http://www.research.uci.edu/compliance/conflict-of-interest/forms-references/disclosure-form-ref.pdf) o   If the CRO signed the research agreement, please collect two Form 700Us (one for the device/drug manufacturer and one…

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The Same but Clearer: Update to Conflicts of Interest in Human Subjects Research Project Policy   The Conflict of Interest and Institutional Review Board recently updated the Conflicts of Interest in Human Subjects Research Policy to clarify key definitions, including researcher and disclosable financial interest.  Please note the disclosable financial interest thresholds and procedures have…

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The Office of Research (OR) will be closed during the UC Irvine Winter Recess (December 24, 2013 through January 1, 2014). Lead Researchers and administrative contacts should be mindful of this closure when planning proposal submissions and submissions to UCI regulatory committees. Please see the following deadlines for committee meetings scheduled shortly after the break:…

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Dear Colleagues: On August 6, 2012, the University of California will launch an online Compliance and Conflict of Interest Briefing for researchers at all UC locations. The Briefing, which is mandatory, takes about 40-60 minutes to complete. It is designed to raise awareness of the University of California Statement of Ethical Values and Standards of…

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