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Summer 2019 Undergraduate Responsible Conduct of Research Training

Undergraduate students participating in NSF, NIH, and USDA-NIFA sponsored research are required to be trained in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Training for the summer will occur: Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Time: 1-4:30 pm Place: Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building (ESRB) IMPORTANT! Pre-registration is required (walk-ins will NOT be accepted) and students must […]

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Spring 2019 Undergraduate RCR Training – Registration Open!

Undergraduate Students participating in NSF, NIH, and USDA-NIFA sponsored research are required to be trained in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Training for the spring will occur: Date: Monday, March 11, 2019 Time: 5-8:30 pm Place: Hill Auditorium, Engineering Science Research Building (ESRB) IMPORTANT! Pre-registration is required (walk-ins will NOT be accepted) and students must […]

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ORC has moved!

The Office of Research Compliance has relocated to the third floor of Alumni Hall. Please stop in and say hello if you are in the neighborhood!

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Changes in IRB Regulations – Effective January 21, 2019

The Office for Human Research Subject Protection (OHRP) have issued new federal regulations (known as the Final Rule) effective January 21, 2019. Below are highlights of changes that will impact UMaine researchers: Changes to Informed Consent Regulations: Long informed consent documents for projects that are federally funded must begin with a concise and focused presentation […]

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Fall Undergraduate RCR Workshop

Undergraduate Students participating in NSF, NIH, and USDA-NIFA sponsored research are required to be trained in the Responsible Conduct of Research.  Training for the fall will occur: Date: Monday, November 19, 2018 Time: 5-8:30 pm Place: Stodder Hall, Room 57 IMPORTANT! Pre-registration is required (walk-ins will NOT be accepted) and students must be accompanied by […]

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Updated Policies and Procedures for Financial Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest in Extramurally Sponsored Activities

Dear Colleagues, The Policies and Procedures for Financial Disclosures and Conflicts of Interest in Extramurally Sponsored Activities have been recently updated.  The changes reflect the recent restructuring of the research offices under the domain of the Vice President for Research and Dean of the Graduate School. As a reminder, the policy outlines the obligations of […]

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ORC welcomes new team member

Please join us in welcoming Kristyn Kleman. Kristyn joined the team as a Research Compliance Officer in January 2018. She will serve as the primary point of contact for questions related to Responsible Conduct of Research and Financial Conflict of Interest.  Kristyn holds a Master of Science in Marine Biology, and most recently worked as […]

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New Office of Research Compliance

Dear UMaine Colleagues, I am delighted to be a member of the UMaine community since last July and would like to take this opportunity to make the following announcement. As we strive to best serve the research needs and aspirations of our University, the Office of Research and Sponsored Program has been reorganized into the […]

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