|AHA Guidance Document||Guidance from the American Heart Association.|
|DOE Guidance Document||US Department of Energy Guidance Document|
|Effort Reporting - Related Documents||Documents of interest related to effort reporting|
|Effort Reporting Policies Guidance||
Guidance on Effort Reporting Policies
|Exemptions in Openness in Research||Procedure for dealing with restrictions to Open Research|
|Fact Sheet||Institution related data and information necessary for preparing and budgeting in one place - Legal name, Authorized Approvers, Indirect cost rates, fringe rates, etc.|
|Grant/Contract vs. Gift||
Outlines and defines the characteristics of a sponsored project which is considered to be any externally funded research or scholarly activity that has a defined scope of work or set of objectives which provides a basis for sponsor expectations. Also lists characteristics to clarify how external funds from non-governmental entities are classified and processed.
|Industry Funding Contract Signatory Authority Matrix||
Guidance on who signs Agreements and Contracts involving industry.
|Misconduct in Research & Scholarly Activities - UMass Procedures||
Misconduct in research and scholarly activities is injurious to the University's teaching, research, and public service missions and cannot be tolerated. This document provides procedures for investigations of allegations of misconduct in research and scholarly activities. It is written to comply with federal regulations requiring such procedures and also to maintain and enhance the integrity of research.
|NASA Guidance Document||National Aeronautics and Space Administration Guidance Document|
|NIH Guidance Document||National Institutes of Health Guidance Document|
|NSF Guidance Document||National Science Foundation Guidance Document|
|STScI Guidance Document||Space Telescope Science Institute Guidance Document|
|Transfer of PI to another Institution||
It is the practice of UMass Amherst to allow investigators to take their grants with them – with explicit department head and dean approval – when they transfer to another institution. There are issues inherent in this type of transfer. This guide offers resolution of these issues.
|USDA Guidance Document||US Department of Agriculture Guidance Document|