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  • RFP for Animal Resources Facility

    Rice University is now taking Requests for Proposals to manage the Animal Resources Facility. Click here for more information and to complete the form.

    New Electronic Research Administration (eRA) System

    The new eRA system will consist of a set of PI-centric tools to facilitate routing,submission, budget revision and post-award activities associated with sponsored project administration.  These tools will be web-based and have remote, 24/7 availability on both the Windows and Apple Macintosh platforms.  The core concept behind eRA is process simplification.  For information about communications, projected implementation timeline, and eRA in general, click here.

    New Conflict of Interest Policy

    President Leebron recently approved Policy 216: Management of the Research and Other Outside Interests and Activities of Faculty Members, Faculty Fellows, and Investigators. The policy makes it possible for Rice to comply with new federal regulations governing financial conflicts of interest designed to protect objectivity in the design, conduct, and reporting of research and scholarly results.  Read the policy in its entirety on the Research Compliance page.

    Rice Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) For NSF Requirements

    Effective 4 January 2010, NSF put a new requirement in place for all grants made from proposals submitted on or after that date. By submitting an application, the Institution and PI are certifying that all undergraduate students, graduate students and post-docs directly supported from grants, cooperative agreements, subawards and fellowships will successfully complete an institutional program of education in the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR).

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