|Animal Ordering Policy||Describes the animal ordering policy and procedures researchers must follow.|
|Animal Welfare (OLAW) Assurance||
Provides institutional assurance that UMass Amherst will comply with the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
|Biohazardous Materials in Research and Instruction||Describes policy to ensure that employees, students and visitors follow safe practices when working with or near potentially biologically hazardous materials or recombinant DNA.|
|Biological Materials Used in Rodents||
Policy for the prevention of accidental introduction of rodent pathogens into research animals.
|Conflict of Interest (COI/FCOI) UMass Policy for Promoting Objectivity in Biomedical Research||
This Trustee policy mandates that all Investigators from the four campus' that are applying for funds from the NIH or other PHS agencies are obliged to comply with the requirements of the NIH FCOI Policy
|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)
|Faculty Consulting and Outside Activities (Amherst & Boston)||Policy issued by the Board of Trustees intended to further the mission of the University and to enrich the experiences of the faculty by facilitating appropriately limited outside activities for faculty.|
|Human Body Fluids Precautions Policy||Comprehensive set of standards, guidelines, and procedures that will minimize the risk to students, faculty, and staff of occupational exposure to human body fluids and other materials that may contain agents of human infection.|
|Human Subjects COI Guidelines - UMass Medical School||
Outlines UMass Medical School procedures for the oversight of individual and institutional financial interests in human subjects research.
|Human Subjects COI Guidelines - UMass President's office||Outlines a framework for pursuing interactions in keeping with overall University of Massachusetts policy and accepted best practices.|
|Human Subjects Research Policy||
Policy statement providing assurance of compliance with Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) regulations for protection of human research subjects.
|Oversight of Animal Use in Research||This policy contains Information about the university's assurance to comply with documented regulations that apply to all vertebrate animals used for research and teaching.|
|PI and Co-PI Roles and Responsibilities||Special Report of the Research Council concerning Principal and Co-Principal Investigators: Eligibility, Roles, Rights, Responsibilities, and Obligations|
|Policy on COI Relating to Intellectual Property an Commercial Ventures||Pursuant to Massachusetts General Laws Ch. 75 - 14A, in the area of intellectual property and technology transfer this policy is controlling.|
|Post Approval Monitoring||Compliance Monitoring is sometimes referred to as Post Approval (PAM), wherein approved animal work is continuously monitored during the approval period.|
|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.|
|UMass COI Policy for NSF and other Federal Agencies||This Policy has been developed by the University of Massachusetts Amherst and complies with specific NSF requirements laid out in NSF’s Grant Policy Manual.|
|UMass Export Control Policy & Guidelines||
These detailed guidelines outline processes for members of the UMass Amherst community to follow to ensure that the University is in compliance with all export control laws and trade sanctions.
|Whistleblowing Legislation Notice to Employees||Massachusetts General Laws c. 149, § 185 protects employees from retaliation for engaging in what is commonly known as "whistleblowing" activities.|