Office of Research, Innovation & Economic Development Workshop Descriptions (Summary)
Biosketch, Current and Pending Support, and Other Supporting Documents - What You Need to Know

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The Division of Research Administration will cover updates and important information regarding supporting documents within proposal applications. These documents include biographical sketches, current and pending support, and collaboration and other affiliations (COA/COI). We will present on some of the major sponsors the University works with, such as: National Science Foundation (NSF), National Institutes of Health (NIH), Department of Energy (DOE), Department of Defense (DOD), and National Aeronautics Space Administration (NASA). This informational session will be very beneficial to anyone who helps prepare or submit proposal applications to these sponsors. The event will be hosted via Zoom, and a link will be emailed to all registered participants prior to the workshop.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
The Division of Research Administration is hosting a one-hour workshop for faculty and staff to learn more about Cayuse SP. This session will go beyond the basics to provide training on how to best use Cayuse, from what information to include when routing a new proposal to how Cayuse is used at award stage. The event will be hosted via Zoom, and a link will be emailed to all registered participants prior to the workshop.

Diversity and Inclusion in Human Subjects Research

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The Human Research Protection Program is hosting a workshop for faculty, staff, and students about Diversity and Inclusion in Human Subjects Research. The workshop will provide an overview of the history of diversity and inclusion in research and offer tips to researchers on how they can design their research to increase diversity and promote inclusion. Presenters are Jennifer Engle, HRPP Director, and the IRB Assistant Compliance Officers. The Zoom link will be emailed to registrants one day prior.

SThis is an instructor focused workshop and only faculty/staff or GTAs may enroll.
HRPP/IRB Town Hall for the College of Nursing

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The Office of Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, Division of Research Integrity and Assurance, is hosting a forty-five virtual HRPP/IRB town hall meeting for the College of Nursing on November 1, 2021, from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET. The purpose of the town hall meeting is to provide information on process changes, staffing updates, and the many proactive adjustments we are making to serve our research faculty in a more streamlined and efficient manner. The topics to be presented include: 1. Positive adjustments made to the HRPP and IRB review process and how those changes benefit faculty performing research 2. Update on HRPP staffing – current and future plans 3. Educational programming and opportunities in 2021 and 2022 4. Overview of HRPP metrics 5. Brief overview of the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs (AAHRPP), explanation of how this accreditation benefits faculty performing research, and what to expect during an AAHRPP accreditation visit There will be a brief question and answer period to allow for meaningful engagement between faculty and our office. Please register by Thursday, October 28, 2021. The Zoom information will be sent to registrants by close of business on 10/28/21. Should you have any questions, please contact the HRPP Team at utkirb@utk.edu.

R This is an researcher focused workshop.
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S This is a student focused workshop and students are given enrollment priority.
Top 10 Revisions Needed for Submitting Compliant Proposals

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During proposal preparation there is an enormous amount of information required to assemble a proposal. With so many moving parts, it can be challenging to get all of the pieces in place with the deadline looming. In this session, the DRA Proposal Team will discuss some of the most common revisions needed in order to submit compliant proposals. By knowing more about the potential pitfalls that can delay submission, attendees will be better able to avoid them and make the proposal preparation process easier, faster, and more efficient.