Workshop Catalogue

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Below is a list of workshops offered by Research Compliance Services. Not all workshops are offered each term. The current offerings are listed on our website at rcs.uoregon.edu/content/education-training. Please contact us at researchcompliance@uoregon.edu if you would like to arrange a group workshop/presentation on these or any other research compliance related topics! 

  • IRB Submission and Protocol Development Workshop (1.5 hours): Provides a brief overview of the IRB application process and development of a complete protocol for IRB review. Also covers key components of the subject recruitment and consent process/materials; issues related to subject privacy, data confidentiality and security; and how to respond to IRB revision requests. Ample time for Q & A. Bring your laptops and IRB materials; hands on assistance will be provided!

  • How to Write a Research Plan for IRB Submission (1.5 hours): This session is designed to support students, faculty and staff who are preparing a submission for IRB review and approval, and will focus on the development of the Research Plan.  Staff from Research Compliance Services will review the Research Plan Guidance document and cover general tips and best practices in research with human subjects.  The session will provide researchers with ample opportunity to ask questions about individual research projects. ​

  • The Revised Human Subject Research Regulations: Overview and Q & A (1.5 hours): The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 16 other federal departments and agencies have adopted revised regulations surrounding the protection of human research participants.   The new final rule goes into effect January 19, 2018 and updates the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, also known as the Common Rule, under 45 CFR 46, Subpart A. RCS has been working to update policies, forms and guidance to address these important changes.  RCS is offering an information and education session to help the UO research community understand the revised regulations. This session will give a brief focus on a high-level overview of the changes to the regulations and the remainder of the time will be spent on Q & A to answer how the UO will implement these changes and how these changes impact existing research and newly reviewed studies.

  • The Revised Human Subject Research Regulations and Your Existing Research (1.5 hours):  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and 16 other federal departments and agencies have adopted revised regulations surrounding the protection of human research participants.   The new final rule goes into effect January 19, 2018 and updates the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, also known as the Common Rule, under 45 CFR 46, Subpart A. RCS has been working to update policies, forms and guidance to address these important changes.  RCS is offering an information and education session to help the UO research community understand the revised regulations.  This session will focus on helping researchers with active human subject research protocols navigate and determine options for their existing studies.

  • IRB Training for New Faculty and Officers of Administration (1.5 hours): This session is designed to support new faculty and staff to the UO who have conducted or intend to conduct research with human subjects, and those who provide administrative support to researchers engaged in human subjects research.  Staff from Research Compliance Services will review the Institutional Review Board (IRB) submission process here at the UO; how to maintain compliance with UO policy, state law, and federal regulations; and general tips and best practices in research with human subjects.  The session will also cover frequently asked questions related to moving existing research from former institutions, and collaborative research. ​

  • Human Subjects Research Involving Children & Teens (1.5 hours): This session is designed to support students, faculty and staff who are interested in involving children and/or teens as participants in research.  Staff from Research Compliance Services will review ethical considerations and best practices for research on minors.  Tips from experienced researchers will be provided.  The session will provide researchers with ample opportunity to ask questions about individual research projects. 

  • Financial Conflict of Interest in Research (FCOIR) Policy and Requirements at the UO for New Faculty and Staff (1.5 hours): Staff from Research Compliance Services will review the Financial Conflict of Interest in Research (FCOIR) policy at the UO, and explain the FCOIR training and declaration process.  All investigators who apply for external funding, and anyone named on an award as responsible for the design, conduct or reporting of research, must complete the FCOIR training and declaration process. This session will also touch on other UO resources, policies and offices that intersect with FCOIR compliance.  ​