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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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RCRA: ORA Policy Approval Process Update

RCRA has created a comprehensive process for all ORA policies (i.e. policies in which VPRA is the Responsible Official) in the Employee and Faculty Handbooks. This includes thorough review and approval by relevant internal stakeholders within ORA and external stakeholders from the University at large. Finally, we are aiming for more robust communication, awareness, and […]

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ORIC Updates: Pre-Inspection Assistance and QA/QI Help

The Office of Research Integrity and Compliance (ORIC) has two new programs to assist registrants (holder of a controlled substance or dangerous drug registration) with their compliance needs: Pre-inspection Assistance: ORIC team members can meet with you to walk you through the process of applying to the Georgia Pharmacy Board (GPB) and the Drug Enforcement […]

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