On September 8, 2015, the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) issued proposed changes (Notice of Proposed Rule Making [NPRM]) to the regulations for the protection of human research subjects.
DHHS published the following list of the most significant changes proposed in the NPRM:
Improve informed consent by increasing transparency and by imposing stricter new requirements...
The UNH Research Computing Center has seen a few share-worthy additions to its suite of services.
1) The starting point for RCC’s high performance computing (HPC) cluster is the GPX XT24 purchased by funds from Physics Professor Bill Hersman’s grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to study Helium Methane Lasers. It has 16 graphic processor units (GPUs) and allows jobs to run 6-7 times...
OEHS has instituted a new Confined Space Inventory Database (CSID) system for the University. The CSID is a compilation of detailed assessments of confined spaces for all campus facilities. Trained employees and/or contractors who require access to a permit required confined space can use the information available throughout the database. Data includes the confined space location, the specific...
The Office of Sponsored Programs Administration has revised the Proposal Routing Form to accompany all proposal submissions beginning October 1st.
The goals of the revision are to:
Provide a pdf fillable form and add Adobe digital signature capability.
Capture only those data elements that are required at proposal submission.
Modernize the look of the form.
As an added service and if desired...