2014

October 2014 Responsible Conduct of Research and Scholarly Activity Training

Understanding The Right of Publicity

What is the Right of Publicity?

NSF Clarifies Policy on Abstracts and Titles

Understanding that abstracts and titles serve to justify the expenditure of federal funds to a broad public audience, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has issued Notice No. 136 in order to clarify its policy and promote awareness.

The notice describes two major components of the NSF Abstract:

UNH Research Digest ‒ March 2014

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 March’s stories below. Find the rest of the March Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.

NIH eSubmisson Basics - things to consider when submitting an application to NIH

  • Watch out for form fields required by NIH that are not marked required on federal-wide forms (e.g., credentials for PD/PIs and Organization for all entries on R&R Sr/Key Person Profile form; primary site DUNS on Project/Performance Sites form).
  • Use PDF format for all attachments. Follow PDF Guidelines.
  • Submit early – days, not minutes – to allow time to correct unforeseen errors.
  • Track your submission in the eRA Commons. Email can be unreliable.

NSF OIG Reports on Research Misconduct Investigations

In the March 2014 Semiannual Report to Congress, the National Science Foundation (NSF) Office of Inspe

Presidential Commission Report on Neuroscience Research Available

The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues just released Gray Matters: Integrative Approaches for Neuroscience, Ethics, and Society (Volume 1).  The report “is the first set of recommendations from the Bioethics Commission in response to a request from President Obama to review the ethical issues associated with the conduct and implications of neuroscience research.”  The press release about the report is available at http://www.bioethics.gov/node/3581.

UNH Research Digest ‒ February 2014

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 February’s stories below. Find the rest of the February Digest articles at the UNH Research Office web site: http://www.unh.edu/research/unh-research-digest.

NH Agricultural Experiment Station Scientists Receive USDA Grant to Study the Loss of Environmental Nitrogen in Agricultural Systems

Researchers at the NH Agricultural Experiment Station, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture at UNH, have received a $482,500 USDA grant to study the loss of environmental nitrogen in agricultural systems.  “Our work will advance understanding of plant-microbe controls on the nitrogen cycle, enabling agricultural  systems that match nitrogen inputs more closely to plant demand, thereby reducing environmental nitrogen losses and creating more efficient, productive agricultural systems,” Grandy says.

New Demographic Change Database Available

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