Guest Blogger: Australia & The USA: So Far, Yet So Close? (Part One)

[As part of our efforts to interact with Research Administration personnel across the world, BloggingORA will occasionally feature posts written by colleagues at other institutions.  Today’s Guest Bloggers are our first authors to hail from outside of the United States, specifically Australia: Julie Ward, from The University of New South Wales; Bryony Wakefield, from The University of Melbourne; and Sue O’Brien, from The University of Queensland.]

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NCURA’s YouTube Tuesday

Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI)  regulations have received increased attention in the last year due to the changes imposed by the Public Health Service.  In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Jilda Garton, Vice President for Research and General Manager of GTRC and GTARC at Georgia Institute of Technology, provides background on FCOI and other considerations of which to be aware:

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Fun-day Friday

Happy Friday blogging world! If you are working at a University like we are, you know that Graduation is upon us! Exams are winding down, presentations have been given and forgotten and now all that is left to do is celebrate! Today we want to congratulate all of our Graduates here at Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as those students graduating from our JHU affiliates and other universities and colleges! This is a wonderful and exciting time for all those students. The possibilities are endless of where they will go next, but we are sure it will be somewhere great! To celebrate, check out some of the best graduation photos Google could find! Continue reading

From The Vault: Bringing NDAs Into The Open

confidential[Occasionally, we like to revisit posts from days gone by that either (1) are always relevant, or (2) are the subject of recent questions received by our office.  In today’s From The Vault, we look at Nondisclosure Agreements (sometimes called Confidentiality Agreements), which are frequently used as precursors to the inception of a formal research project.]

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NCURA’s YouTube Tuesday

With institutions seeing a reduction in awards both in number and in disbursement, cost-sharing is being encountered more often in research projects.  In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Kelly Morrison, Cost Share Officer at Northwestern University, addresses the issues of cost sharing and cost matching:

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