It will provide better data for the annual national survey of research and development expenditures (sponsored by the NSF). The results of the survey are used by Congress and other decision makers in reference to the national investment in R&D.
Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) has revised the Sponsored Program Proposal Internal Approval Routing Form (aka “Yellow Sheet”) to reflect new financial conflict of interest in research requirements. It is available on the Research Office website.
At the request of the UNH Disclosure Review Committee (The faculty committee responsible for the oversight of the financial conflict of interest in research program, aka DRC) we have amended the current Yellow Sheet language regarding financial conflict of interest in research to read as follows: