Minions, I’ve returned to clear your weekday blues. After such a busy week, I know you’ll desperately need the Sheldon pick-me-up.
“Copying extensively from one source is plagiarism; copying extensively from several is research.” — Anonymous
Good afternoon, minions, and Happy Friday.
As most of you know, Fridays are considered my day — The day that you are supposed to praise the ground that your King walks on. However, I’ve learned that most Baltimorians don’t see Fridays the way that I do. Dear readers, I give you “Purple Friday”.
As a follow-up to last month’s general rundown of the changes to the Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) regulations for research funded by the Public Health Service (PHS), what follows are the official JHSPH guidelines with respect to PHS proposals and awards. (Note that these are directed to JHSPH personnel; procedures for subrecipients will be addressed in a later post.)
Though often addressed in separate clauses, publication and intellectual property ownership are intertwined when it comes to negotiating research agreements. In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Alexandra A. McKeown, Associate Dean for Research Administration at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, discusses how best to ensure that the right to publish is protected under a contract’s IP provisions.
We get by with a little help from our friends
Once you’ve set up your various social media platforms, it can be daunting trying to figure out how best to publicize your new creations. However, in a recent meeting with JHSPH’s marketing department, we discussed several helpful tips for getting the word out and being noticed, which we’re happy to share with our research administration brethren. Today, we’ll focus on your Twitter feed.
Well minions, my days in Georgia were interesting to say the least.
The week didn’t start off all that hot, since First Minion apparently decided to blow me off and visit the Happiest Place on Earth. But s’cool, I understand that only a few select people in the world are schooled in the technological arts and know how to operate communication devices.
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