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Research Policy Advisory Committee (RPAC)

This KB document provides information about the Research Policy Advisory Committee (RPAC).

The Research Policy Advisory Committee (RPAC) meets on a monthly basis and serves as a central body for research-related policy development and implementation. This committee, chaired by the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Policy, is comprised of six associate deans for research representing scientific research-intensive schools and colleges. RPAC serves as an advisory body to the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (VCRGE) and other campus leaders when requested. The director of the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs and a representative from Legal Services serve as ex officio members. The Office of Research Policy provides support for RPAC.  Below are a list of policy recommendations for acceptance by the VCRGE.

 Animal Facility Maintenance Remodeling
 Conflict of Interest
 Cost Sharing
 Data Stewardship, Access, and Retention
 Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Research
 Individual Development Plans
 NSF Research Ethics Training Requirement
 Open Research and Free Interchange of Information
 Reporting Research Misconduct: Policy for Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Researchers
 Tangible Research Property
 USDA NIFA Research Ethics Training Requirement




Keywords:RPAC policies; conflict of interest; data stewardship, access, and retention; human pluripotent stem cell research; individual development plans, NSF research ethics training requirement; open and free interchange of information, reporting research misconduct: policy for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers; tangible research property, USDA NIFA research ethics training requirement   Doc ID:53791
Owner:Heather M.Group:VCRGE and Graduate School
Created:2015-07-09 10:16 CDTUpdated:2015-07-13 10:39 CDT
Sites:VCRGE and Graduate School
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