|rDNA or Synthetic DNA||Requirements for review of research projects involving the use of rDNA or synthetic DNA.|
|Recruiting at UMass||Outlines requirements for researchers not affiliated with UMass Amherst who wish to recruit students, faculty, or staff as research participants.|
|Recruitment Database Application Form||
Use this application form to establish a subject recruitment database.
|Red Flag Indicators in Export Transactions||A list of indicators that the buyer of your products may not be authorized to receive them due to EAR or ITAR regulations.|
|Removal of Principal Investigators||The MSP contract details how and when Principal Investigators can be removed.|
|Requests for Letters of Support||Policy for faculty requesting letters of support to the Chancellor, Provost, and Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement on proposals that do not involve formal resource commitments or cost sharing.|
Policy regarding Research Professorships
|Research in Higher Education Settings||Provides information to determine if a study is exempt from IRB review, issues to consider if submitting, and guidelines for conducting research in higher education settings.|
|Research in K-12 Settings||Provides information to determine if a study is exempt from IRB review, issues to consider if submitting, and guidelines for conducting research in K-12 settings.|
|Research Involving Minors||Outlines regulations and policies associated with doing research that involves minors.|
|Research Responsibility||Outlines human subjects researchers responsibilities when engaging in research.|
|Responsible Conduct in Research - NSF- related Primer for Undergraduates||
This is an introduction to Responsible and Ethical Conduct of Research (RCR) for undergraduates who are engaged in research activities that are supported by NSF.
|Responsible Conduct in Research - Instructions for CITI Training||
Step-by-step instructions for enrolling in the CITI training for Responsible Conduct in Research, required by all Graduate Students and Post Docs funded through an NSF award.
|Responsible Conduct of Research - Trustee Policy T08-10||This Trustee policy mandates that RCR procedures that adhere to policies of PHS 42 CFR Part 93, NSF, 45 CFR Part 689, and any other relevant federal, state, or funding agencies and apply to all research and scholarly activity carried out at the University campus by University employees.|
|Reviewer Checklist for Continuing Review||
This checklist helps reviewers structure the continuing review of approved protocols and maintain consistency in the process.
|Reviewer Checklist for New Protocols||
This checklist helps reviewers conduct a review of new protocols and maintain consistency in the process.
|Revisions to a Protocol||Outlines the policy on revisions and changes to a previously IRB approved project. As a reminder, all changes and revisions to a previously IRB-approved protocol must be received and approved by the IRB before they are initiated (except where necessary to eliminate apparent immediate hazard to the subject).|