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Message from VPRA, Dr. Robert Nobles (March 2024)

Greetings and welcome to Spring! As many of you are returning or anticipating a Spring break, I hope that the time you take allows you to rest, reflect and rejuvenate for a strong finish to the academic year. As I look at your phenomenal efforts and the progress we’ve made as an institution in research […]

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RCRA Minimizing Administrative Burden While Maintaining Compliance

Author: Deepika Bhatia, AVP, RCRA Minimizing administrative burden in research while ensuring compliance with regulations is a critical challenge for research compliance teams. Here are a few strategies from the Emory Research Compliance & Regulatory Affairs (RCRA) team to achieve this balance:  Operationalizing streamlined processes, efficient communications to relevant stakeholders early and often, striving for an approach to […]

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Research Compliance News and Updates (January 2024)

By Deepika Bhatia, Associate Vice President, RCRA Research Compliance News and Updates from Your Research Compliance & Regulatory Affairs Team For ongoing updates on new policies and research regulatory topics, join us on the third Thursday of every month to Ask RCRA! Here’s our quarterly newsletter with news you can use –  https://rcra.emory.edu/_includes/documents/newsletter-docs/october-2023-rcra-newsletter.pdf We are […]

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NIH Workplace Conduct Requirements

NIH supports safe and respectful work environments that are free from harassment, including sexual harassment, discrimination, or other forms of inappropriate conduct that can result in a hostile work environment. Learn who to contact with questions or concerns, and what NIH’s expectations are for institutions and the individuals supported on NIH-funded awards.  In accordance with […]

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ORCiD IDs @ Emory

ORCID iDs–or Open Researcher and Contributor Identifiers–are unique identifiers that you can use to ensure you are always correctly associated with and connected to your academic work. The iDs help Emory staff, funders, publishers, scholarly societies, and other researchers quickly find and distinguish your work from materials created by other researchers with similar names. ORCID iDs are being used increasingly by […]

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Malign Foreign Talent Programs

The CHIPS and Science Act prohibits federal employees, contractors, and awardees, including institutions, individual investigators, and other key personnel from participating in malign foreign talent recruitment programs(MFTRPs). A malign foreign talent recruitment program is a talent program requiring one or more problematic actions and having problematic sponsorship. Not all talent recruitment programs are malign. Visit https://rcra.emory.edu/research-security/foreign-talent-recruitment-programs.html for more details if […]

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Federal Interim Rule Implements TikTok Ban on Devices Used in the Performance of Federal Contracts

A new Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR 52.204-27) clause prohibits federal contractors and subcontractors from “having or using” the social networking service TikTok or any “successor application” developed by ByteDance, a Chinese internet technology company headquartered in Beijing, on any information technology system used or provided by the contractor in the performance of a government contract. […]

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Annual COI Certification Cycle

Emory’s annual certification period will begin on December 1, 2023 and conclude on February 29, 2024. If you are responsible for design, conduct, or reporting of research, you will need to disclose: During the annual certification period Within 30 days of discovering or acquiring a new Significant Financial Interest (e.g., through purchase, marriage, or inheritance) […]

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Share Your Registration Information for Controlled Substances and Dangerous Drugs Research

Author: Maria Davila, Director & Deputy RIO, ORIC *Please note this message is for Emory faculty conducting research with Controlled Substances or Dangerous Drugs* The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC) is compiling a list of all Emory DEA and Georgia Board of Pharmacy (GBP) Registrants. The information will be kept confidential and will be used to: Update […]

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AI @ Emory: Research & Beyond – Applications, Impact, and Compliance Risks

Photo credit: elenabsl – stock.adobe.com Author: Deepika Bhatia, AVP, RCRA Artificial intelligence (AI) is the simulation of human-like intelligence processes by machines, especially computer systems. AI tools have created much flurry across the globe, and the Emory research enterprise is no exception! We are excited to embrace this new technology while ensuring the Emory community is […]

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