Forms, Policies & Procedures

Here you will find a repository of forms, policies and procedures related to research at the University of Delaware. This repository draws on sources throughout campus to provide quick and easy access to these resources in a variety of formats, such as html, MSWord and Adobe PDF. We encourage you to explore and use the tools provided to narrow your search by word, resource type or category in order to learn more about the content that governs research at UD.
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Animal Subjects in Research

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Conflict of Interest
Contracts and Grant Management
Effort Certification
Export Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
Human Subjects in Research
Intellectual Property
Internal Funding
Material Transfer
Reporting Misconduct
Research Administration
Research Agreement Templates
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Conflict of Interest Disclosure Procedure

Log in to the Conflict of Interest (COI) Disclosure webform

  • The form describes the different categories of significant financial interest (SFIs) that are required to be disclosed. A table of examples below is provided as a reference. Please know this is not an all inclusive reference, rather, just few examples for illustrative purposes.
  • If answering ‘Yes’ to any of the listed questions, a pull down menu of information required will show. Please provide enough detail to facilitate its assessment.
  • COI web forms will be automatically routed to the chair or direct supervisor and the dean for review and approval.

Faculty and professional staff must complete a new COI disclosure every year, even when they do not have any SFI to disclose. COI disclosures must be submitted, via web form, on an annual basis or within 30 days of any change to previous disclosures. Please click on the link below, and login using your UDNet ID and password. If the link does not take you directly to the form, look for “Conflict of Interest Disclosure Form” under the tab “Blanks.”

Significant Financial Interest (SFI)Must Be DisclosedDoes NOT Need To Be Disclosed
Publicly traded entity(ies)Any remuneration from the entity during the previous 12 months that, when aggregated, exceeds $5,000; and/or any equity interest that represents more than 5 percent ownership in a single entityIncome from investment vehicles, such as mutual funds and retirement accounts, as long as the Investigator does not directly control the investment decisions made in these vehicles
Non-publicly traded entity(ies)Any remuneration during the previous 12 months received from the entity that, when aggregated, exceeds $5,000; and/or any equity interest 
Intellectual property(ies)Royalties, inventions, discoveries and patents under NOT assigned to UDRoyalties, inventions, discoveries and patents under assigned to UD through Policy 6-6, and/or Policy 6-7
Consulting activity(ies)Any arrangements that involve a consulting agreement, or other outside professional activitiesSeminars, lectures, teaching engagements or income from service on advisory committees or review panels sponsored by a federal, state or local government agency, or an institution of higher education
Entity(ies) related to employee’s institutional responsibilitiesParticipation in, or personal sponsorship from, any entity that invests in, or provides financial support for, activities related to the employee’s University areas of responsibility. 
Commercial enterprise(s)An appointment as an officer, director or any other managerial position in a commercial enterprise; participation in the day-to-day operations, including serving on the scientific advisory board, of a commercial enterprise. 
Potential conflict(s) of interestSituations where students are directed into research areas or other activities from which the employee intends to realize personal financial gain. 
Reimbursed or sponsored travel Travel reimbursed or sponsored by a federal, state or local government agency, or an institution of higher education


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