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Town Hall on Research & Creative Endeavors under COVID
Third Town Hall on Research & Creative Endeavors under COVID Dear Colleagues, We request your registration and invite your questions in preparation for the May 29th Virtual Town Hall...
May 22, 2020
Live Webinar: OHRP Guidance on Response to COVID-19
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) is sponsoring a webinar entitled "OHRP Guidance on Response to COVID-19" on Tuesday April 28, 2020 at 1:00pm. The OHRP staff will discuss the...
April 20, 2020
OHRP Guidance on on COVID-19 for IRB protocol applications
The Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) recently issued “OHRP Guidance on COVID-19” to respond to questions OHRP received from the research community regarding how the human subjects...
April 20, 2020
Virtual Research and Development Town Hall
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Virtual Town Hall: Research and Creative Achievement under COVID-19 Friday, April 17 from 11:00 am to 12:30pm Panelists: Karl V. Steiner, Vice President for Research Dean Drake,...
April 14, 2020
Updated guidance for conducting interviews - COVID-19
Using alternative platforms for in person interactions
The ORPC wanted to let investigators know we've updated guidance on several IRB web pages on how to conduct interviews using telephone and video conferencing while UMBC is functioning under...
March 25, 2020
Continuing and conducting human subjects use research
As the university is moving forward with plans related to COVID-19, the OPRC staff reminds investigators to be careful and respectful of participants who decide to be involved in human subjects...
March 12, 2020
Use of video conferencing platforms for interviews
What to use in place of face to face interviews - COVID-19
Our office has received several information requests about using virtual/online formats to take the place of previously planned (and IRB approved) in-person interviews conducted outside of campus....
March 11, 2020
Research Protections and Compliance Business Continuity
The ORPC staff want to reach out to our respective investigators regarding how the ORPC will continue with business continuity during campus closures resulting from emergencies. The ORPC...
March 10, 2020
Coming soon! Kuali Protocols for IRB
The ORPC team is excited to share updates about our ongoing efforts with Kuali Protocols for IRB. As we’ve been announcing, UMBC is continuing to transition its research related processes into...
February 28, 2020
Using Electronic Signatures to Document Informed Consent
When recruiting participants for a human subjects use research protocol, one important aspect of the research process is discussing the purposes, procedures, risks, benefits, etc. of the study...
February 6, 2020
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