Policies governing research

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Policies governing research


Policy repositories:
School of Medicine

Medical Center Policy Manual

Policies governing sponsored awards
Individuals who are eligible to submit external proposals
Determining if an award is a gift or sponsored project
Federal classified research

Policies on equipment, authorship, misconduct, records management, use of UVA resources
Transfer of equipment:  to UVA / from UVA / from the SOM to other institutions
Faculty departure checklist (Provost; see Appendix E for transfer of data, equipment, etc.)
Laboratory notebook and recordkeeping (UVA; includes transfer of data to other institutions)
Electronic storage of highly sensitive data (UVA)
UVA Records Management site (includes Virginia requirements for document retention)
Use of working time and University equipment for personal or commercial purposes (UVA)
Authorship of scholarly publications (SOM)
Research misconduct (UVA)

Policies governing volunteers, non-student fellows, and professional research staff
Authorization of volunteers in the workplace (UVA)
Volunteers in research (SOM)
SOM volunteer agreement
Appointment of non-student fellows (SOM)
Employment of Professional Research Staff (UVA)
Request for Extension of Employment of a Postdoctoral Research Associate (UVA)

Policies governing intellectual property, conflict of interest, and consulting
UVA patent and copyright policies 
Conflict of interest and conflict of commitment (SOM)
SOM on-line system for disclosing external financial interests / Paper disclosure (non-UVA investigators)
Gifts and gratuities (Medical Center)
Interactions with vendors, sales and service representatives (Medical Center)
Guidance for clinical faculty on the PPACA "sunshine provisions"
Financial conflicts of interest for research investigators (UVA; see also FAQs on conflict of interest)
Request for exemption of conflict of interest for research activities (UVA)
Consulting and professional activities (SOM); see also:
--- Faculty Travel Days for Professional Activities (SOM)
--- Approval of External Activities Form (SOM)
--- General Guidelines for SOM faculty when contracting directly with a company to provide consulting services (SOM)
Faculty external consulting and internal overload (UVA)
Endorsement of external entities and products (SOM)

Other SOM research and administrative policies
Gene transfer research trials
Research space use standards
F&A distribution
Administration of multiple-investigator awards
Creating centers, institutes, or programs
Center reviews

Other UVA research and administrative policies
UVA Financial and Administrative Policies and Procedures
Time and effort certification
Minimum effort on federally funded sponsored research activities
Managing exports of controlled technology to foreign persons and destinations in support of research and scholarship

Federal circulars and policies governing research awards:
OMB Circulars (cost principles, audit requirements)
NIH Grants Policy Statement (eff. 10/1/11)