Guidance A-Z

Name Description
Activities Involving Human Subjects Research
Advertising and Subject Recruitment
Agricultural Guide
AHA Guidance Document
Assent Guidance for Minors
Audio Recordings of Research Participants
Authority/Attending Veterinarian
AY Salary Recovery and Summer Ad Comp
Baystate Collaborative Research/IRB Review
Biological Specimens & Private Information
Biosafety - IBC Administrative Policies and Procedures
Cell Line PCR Submission
Certificates of Confidentiality Tip Sheet
Changes to the Continuing Review Procedures
Changes to the Exempt Categories
Changes to the Informed Consent
Classroom Research Projects and the IRB
Close Requests
Conflict of Interest (COI) -Outline of Guidance Principles for Faculty on COI
Conflict of Interest (COI) Law for State Employees
Conflict of Interest (COI) Policies (UMass Amherst) - Overview
Conflict of Interest (COI) Relating to Intellectual Property and Commercial Ventures
Data Monitoring
Data Use Agreements
Debriefing Process Guidance
Determining Whether IRB Review is Required for an Activity
Disclosure of Research Results
Disinfectants - NIH Recommendations
DOE Guidance Document
Dual Use - Bridging Science and Security for Biological Research
Education Research Settings
Effort Reporting Policies Guidance
Ethnographic Research
Euthanasia of Rodents by CO2
Exemptions in Openness in Research
Export Control and Universities: Information and Case Studies
Export Control Compliance Guidelines - UMass Amherst
Export Control Policy
Export Control: "Don't Let This Happen to You!"
Extra Credit for Participating in Research
Fabricated Equipment Checklist
Fabricated Equipment Guidance (FAQs)
Fact Sheet
Focus Group Research
Grant/Contract vs. Gift
Guillotine Use and Maintenance
HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) Privacy Rule
Implementing the NIH COI Final Rule
Industry Funding Contract Signatory Authority Matrix
Institutional Chemical Safety Committee Policy and Procedures
International Affective Picture System (IAPs)
Mandatory Reporting
Misconduct in Research & Scholarly Activities - UMass Procedures
MTurk Guidance
NASA Guidance Document
Needle and Syringe Use
NEW - Environmental Chamber Housing Standards
NEW - Mouse Breeding Guidance for ACS Vivaria
NEW- Hamster Breeding Guidance
NIH Guidance Document
NIH Revision to Definition of a Clinical Trial
NIH Revision to the Policy on Certificates of Confidentiality
NIH Single IRB Policy for Multi-site Research
NSF Guidance Document
Oral and Short Form Written Consent
Oral History
Pain and Stress Classification Levels
Photography of Research Animals
Project Types for F&A Purposes
rDNA or Synthetic DNA
Recruiting at UMass
Red Flag Indicators in Export Transactions
Research in Higher Education Settings
Research in K-12 Settings
Research Involving Minors
Research Responsibility
Responsible Conduct in Research - NSF- related Primer for Undergraduates
Revisions to a Protocol
SBIR Procedures
Screening Activities Used to Determine Eligibility for Participation in Research
Select Agents
Sensitive Topics
Social Media Research Guidance
Sponsored Project Proposal Submission Requirements and Procedures
STScI Guidance Document
STTR Procedure
Student Researchers and Advisors
Study Personnel
Subject Recruitment Databases
Summer Ad Comp
Survey Guidelines
Survival Bleeding of Mice and Rats
Survival Rodent Surgery
Tabletop Isoflurane Anesthesia Machines
Transfer of PI to another Institution
Travel Tips from the National Counterintelligence Executive
Types of Review
UMass Amherst Export Control Compliance Program Guidelines
UMass Export Control Seminar
UMass Procedure to meet NSF Safe and Inclusive Working Environments
Uniform Consulting Agreement Provisions - UMass Amherst
USDA Guidance Document
Zebrafish and Xenopus Use and Reporting