All Policies, Guidance and Forms
|Data Monitoring||Describes the regulatory requirement that the IRB determine that research plans submitted provide adequate provisions for monitoring data collected to ensure the safety of subjects.|
|Data Ownership, Retention, and Access at UMass Amherst||
Special report of the Research Council presented and approved at the Faculty Senate meeting of May 18, 2006 (Sen. Doc 06-047)
|Data Use Agreements||Describes IRB requirements for the University and researchers to enter into Data Use Agreements (a contractual document used for the transfer of non-public or restricted use data) with an external entity.|
|Debriefing Form - Deception||
Guidance on how to ameliorate the effects of unavoidable deception in a research study, the IRB requires debriefing of the deceived subjects.
|Debriefing Form - General||
Form may be used as a handout to debrief participants on any aspect of a research study considered sensitive.
|Debriefing Process Guidance||Provides guidelines for preparing a Kuali Protocol submission that incorporates deception and/or requires a debriefing process.|
|Determination of Human Subject Research Form||Provide information in Kuali to help HRPO determine whether your project requires IRB review. Please note that HRPO makes the determination whether or not a project meets the definition of human subject research.|
|Determining Whether IRB Review is Required for an Activity||Provides information to help determine whether a project requires review by the IRB. However, the final determination whether a project requires IRB review will be made by HRPO.|
|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.|
|Disinfectants - NIH Recommendations||Provides guidelines for recommended hard surface disinfectants.|
|DOE Guidance Document||US Department of Energy Guidance Document|
|Drug-Free Workplace Policy Agreement||
Agreement signed by the PI acknowledging an awareness of and compliance with the University Drug-Free Workplace Policy. His/her signature also indicates acceptance of the responsibility to inform everyone involved on the project about the Policy. This is a one-time form required by all Principal Investigators before an award can be processed through to Accounting.
|Dual Use - Bridging Science and Security for Biological Research||
Explains dual use review and oversight at research institutions (from September 2012 Report of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association of American Universities, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation)