Part II: Rigor and Reproducibility for the Research Administrator

90 Minutes: NIH's Rigor and Reproducibility Policy took effect for research grants and mentored career development award applications submitted for the January 25, 2016 due date and beyond. It is expected to take effect for institutional training grants and fellowships soon. Communicating and simplifying this policy to researchers by administrators can be a challenge. This webinar will focus on how to create a training and communication plan to simplify the Policy for researchers.

Audience: Research Administrators, research integrity officers, grants managers, and other key stakeholders

Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: Ideal for Pre-Award Research Administrators with experience and an understanding of NIH proposal requirements who want a better understanding of NIH’s Policy, and how they can communicate effectively with researchers to comply. Also ideal for those in research compliance or research integrity positions. The webinar will provide a deeper understanding of the scientific requirements in a simplified format meant for non-scientists.

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  • Learn about the background of NIH’s Rigor and Reproducibility Policy, and why it is important.
  • Learn about the sections of the proposal impacted by the Policy.
  • Learn the four key areas of the Policy: Scientific Premise, Scientific Rigor, Sex as a Biological Variable, and the Authentication of Key Chemical/Biologic Resources.
  • Learn effective ways to communicate to researchers how this policy impacts the way they prepare their grants, including tips and resources.
  • FAQs we’ve collected from researchers.
  • Learn how your institution can support the Policy.

Michelle Benson

PhD, Assistant Director for Research Integrity and Compliance, Office of Research Compliance and Training

Columbia University

Stephanie Scott

MS, CRA, Director of Policy and Research Development, Sponsored Projects Administration

Columbia University

Participants receive 1.5 hours of continuing education credits = .2 CEU's for each webinar.

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