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The UNH Research Digest collects research news stories from across the University and provides brief summaries that showcase the breadth and depth of our research, scholarly activity, and artistic endeavors.
Preview a few of July’s stories below. Find the rest of the July Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.
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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
The UNH Institutional Review Board (IRB) for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research has just released updated and expanded guidance on confidentiality in human subjects research. The new guidance, Anonymity, Confidentiality, and Privacy in Human Subjects Research, is available on the IRB’s Application Resources webpage.
In addition to explaining how the IRB uses the three concepts ~...