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TO: Boston University Faculty, Staff, and Student Researchers FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research DATE: June 3, 2019 SUBJECT: Boston University Intellectual Property Policy and Agreement Boston University’s recently revised Intellectual Property Policy, effective July 1, 2017, provides guidance for the management of intellectual property (IP) at BU, allowing members of […]
Changes to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (Common Rule–45 CFR 46) are scheduled to go into effect this coming Monday, January 21, 2019. These changes, issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), are intended to reduce administrative burden, increase protections to human subjects, and offer additional flexibility. The changes affect research […]
The Charles River Campus (CRC) Institutional Review Board recognizes that that investigators may wish to use videos or recordings that were obtained during a research study for other purposes which are not related to the research study. This may include any of the following use in future research studies; educational or presentation purposes; scientific conferences; […]
The Animal Science Center is seeking feedback from investigators and laboratory staff on both the Medical and Charles River Campuses about a proposed change in a safety protocol.
On October 1, 2017, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) updated its policy for issuing Certificates of Confidentiality. Certificates of Confidentiality are issued by the NIH, and they protect the privacy of research participants enrolled in biomedical, behavioral, clinical, or other research. With limited exceptions, researchers may not disclose names or any information, documents, or […]
TO: Boston University Deans, Department Chairs, Principal Investigators, Department Administrators, and Grant Administrators FROM: Gloria Waters, Vice President and Associate Provost for Research Karen Antman, Provost, Medical Campus, and Dean, School of Medicine DATE: August 16, 2017 SUBJECT: Lab Animal Per Diem Rate Changes Boston University manages its animal facilities as efficiently as possible to […]
On January 18, 2017, an expanded policy of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) goes into effect that requires that clinical trials funded in whole or in part by the NIH are registered at ClinicalTrials.gov, and that results information of these trials is submitted to ClinicalTrials.gov. When applying for IRB approval, you still need to […]