Revised Institutional Conflict of Interest Policy

Published June 10, 2024, via Research News A set of recommendations for updating the Institutional Conflict of Interest Policy (“ICOI Policy”), developed by an advisory committee in conjunction with the ICOI Committee (ICOIC), have been approved by the Chancellor. The overarching purpose of these changes is to align Washington University’s policy with peer institutions, and implement […]

Update to Washington University IRB Policies

Published May 21, 2024, via Research News The Human Research Protection Office (HRPO) has updated the Washington University IRB Policies document. The updated policies went into effect on May 10, 2024. A summary of changes is available on the HRPO website. The update includes new information about reporting requirements for exempt research, IRB membership requirements, waivers […]

Proposal Certification Form (PC Form) Updates

Published May 17, 2024, via Research News Recent updates were made to the RMS Proposal Certification Form (PC Form) certification process as described below.   For applications to all agencies: To comply with New Foreign Talent Program Guidelines and the NSF Revised Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) the following updates were made. For applications to Department of […]

NIH Announces Changes to the Application and Peer Review Processes

Published April 16, 2024, via Research News The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently announced several changes to the application and peer review processes. These changes will be effective for grant applications submitted for due dates on or after Saturday, January 25, 2025.  Information from the NIH can be found at the following links:   We […]

Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) Director Update

Published April 15, 2024, via Research News This is an update regarding the SPA Director Announcement sent on Thursday, March 28, 2024. Due to restructuring at Matt Morgan’s current institution, a position he could not turn down presented itself. Last week he regrettably informed us that he will no longer be taking the SPA Director position at WashU. […]

Intellectual Property (IP) Policy Updates

Published April 11, 2024, via Research News This past year, the Committee on Intellectual Property (IP), which included the Faculty Committee on Technology Transfer, reviewed the Intellectual Property Policy to ensure its relevance and applicability to current standards of Intellectual Property management. The committee recommended changes to Provost Wendland and Executive Vice Chancellor for Medical Affairs […]

Associate Vice Chancellor for Veterinary Affairs and DCM Director Announcement

Published April 2, 2024, via Research News Dear Colleagues, I am delighted to announce that Dr. Francis Sun, DVM, DACLAM, MBA, has accepted our offer to serve as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Veterinary Affairs and Director of the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM). Dr. Sun brings a wealth of experience to this role. Currently, he […]

Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) Director Announcement

Published March 28, 2024, via Research News Please join Sponsored Projects Accounting (SPA) in welcoming Matt Morgan. Matt will be joining SPA on Monday, April 15, 2024 as the new Director. He will be responsible for overseeing the sponsored financial services operations and leading the staff of 32 to provide research administration support for faculty and staff […]