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Read the Spring 2024 Research Compliance Newsletter

The Office of Research Compliance has published the spring 2024 edition of the Research Compliance Newsletter. View the spring 2024 newsletter online. This edition includes the following topics: Spotlight: Animal Care & IACUC Reminder: Revised Research Misconduct Policy New & Updated Compliance Resources Research Compliance in the News Subscribe to the Research Compliance Newsletter to receive […]

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Undergraduate Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Training Spring 2024

The Office of Research Compliance will be offering online Responsible Conduct of Research training for undergraduate students on Brightspace from Friday, March 1st to Friday, April 5th, 2024. Undergraduate students who are participating in research sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and/or the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National […]

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Read the Fall 2023 Research Compliance Newsletter

The Office of Research Compliance has published the fall 2023 edition of the Research Compliance Newsletter. View the fall 2023 newsletter online. This edition includes the following topics: Letter from ORC Director Amanda Ashe Spotlight: Revised Research Misconduct Policy Reminders for Researchers NSF RCR Training Requirement NSF Policy on Safe and Inclusive Working Environments IBC Registration […]

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UMaine’s Revised Research Misconduct Policy – December 2023

The following message was sent via email to all University of Maine employees on December 12, 2023 by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. Dear University of Maine and University of Maine at Machias Community Members, We are writing to inform you about an important policy update. […]

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New Optional CITI Training: Safe Research Environments – November 2023

The university has made a new optional training available on Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), titled “Safe Research Environments.” For instructions to sign up, see Instructions for CITI Training (Word), under Section V. Part f. Responsible Conduct of Research & Safe Research Environments. The training includes 2 modules: Preventing and Responding to Harassment and Bullying […]

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Read the Spring 2023 Research Compliance Newsletter

The Office of Research Compliance has published the spring 2023 edition of the Research Compliance Newsletter. View the spring 2023 newsletter online. This edition includes the following topics: Updates from the Office of Research Compliance Spotlight: Key Policy Updates from Federal Sponsors Important Updates from the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) New & Updated Compliance Resources […]

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Updates to IBC Policy and Form Submission Process – March 2023

The following message was sent via email to all University of Maine employees on March 20, 2023 by the Office of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. The Office of Research Compliance has worked with the Biosafety Officer, Dr. Andy Holmes, and the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) to review and […]

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CITI Allows Users to Link ORCID iD to CITI Account – November 2022

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI), UMaine’s online research training platform, now allows users to link an ORCID iD directly with their CITI account. For guidance on how to access CITI and link your ORCID iD to your CITI account, please see Instructions for CITI Training (Word). According to CITI, an ORCID iD is: “…a permanent […]

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Read the Fall 2022 Research Compliance Newsletter

The Office of Research Compliance has published the fall 2022 edition of the Research Compliance Newsletter. View the fall 2022 newsletter online. This edition includes the following topics: Spotlight: International Research New Information Sheets about Research Compliance Training Requirements for PIs and Personnel Proposed FDA Changes for Human Subjects Researchers New & Updated Compliance Resources Research […]

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