The UNH Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research has just released updated and expanded Guidelines for Research Involving Children/Minors. The new guidance is available on the IRB’s Application Resources webpage.
In addition to providing definitions of applicable terms, the IRB lists best practices in the areas of parental consent, “passive” parental...
Here are several upcoming, no-cost high performance computing (HPC) workshops in New England:
September 9 & 10, 2015 - Parallel Programming and Optimization with Intel® Xeon Phi™ Coprocessor Developer Training Event , Courtyard by Marriot Boston Cambridge, MA:
September 9 registration:
September 10 registration (attendance at 9/9 event required for...
The UNH Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) has set its meeting schedule for the Fall 2015 semester. Please contact Julie Simpson (603/862-2003) or Theresa Cherouvis (603/862-3536) in Research Integrity Services with any questions.
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) oversees the welfare of vertebrate animals in NIH-funded studies. NIH announced on August 10, 2015 that OLAW will extend its oversight of vertebrate animal welfare to studies funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the two agencies is posted at http://grants....
In preparation for the FY 17 Federal Budget, the Obama Administration has released a memorandum to guide the requests of the nation's research and development agencies.
The new document, Multi-Agency Science and Technology Priorities for the FY 2017 Budget, states the need for agencies to:
design budgets that focus on publishing federally funded scientific results