|Disclosure of Research Results||Faculty seeking external support for research activities need to inform potential sponsors that any grant, contract, or cooperative agreement accepted by UMass must conform to the University disclosure policy.|
|Industry Funding Contract Signatory Authority Matrix||
Guidance on who signs Agreements and Contracts involving industry.
|NSF Data Management Plan||As of January 18, 2011, grant proposals submitted to the National Science Foundation will require a two-page supplemental plan for data management and the sharing of research products. The Office of Research and the University Libraries are partnering to help investigators comply with this new requirement.|
|Uniform Consulting Agreement Provisions - UMass Amherst||
All faculty members at the University of Massachusetts are subject to the University Policy on Faculty Consulting and Outside Activities. The Consulting Policy recommends that faculty members at the University attach these Uniform Consulting Agreement Provisions to any agreement or arrangement under which a faculty member will provide consulting services to, or will engage in other non-academic activities in his or her area of expertise on behalf of, any for-profit organization.