Forms, Policies & Procedures

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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
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Form: Effort Certification
Effort Certification System Webform
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Effort Certification System Webform

The effort certification system is used to manage the time faculty spend on their individual obligations. These can range from research to teaching obligations to the management of multiple grants. If you have specific questions, please contact your department’s assigned effort administrator. If you are unsure who holds the effort administrator position for your department, please refer to the Administrator Directory search on the Staff Directory Page.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

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Form: Contracts and Grant Management, Templates
Effort Reporting Template
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Effort Reporting Template

This form is used to help manage the resources allocated from grants, gifts and sponsored agreements. Both the University and the government have specific protocols in place to prevent the misuse of funds and other resources. Please contact your assigned contract and grant specialist if you have specific questions, or if you have questions about other forms and steps in the award process. If you are unsure of who holds the contract and grant specialist position for your department, please refer to the Administrator Directory search on the Staff Directory Page.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

ORIGINATION DATE: July 27, 2007

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Form: Contracts and Grant Management, Templates
Equipment Inventory Template
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Equipment Inventory Template

This form is used to help manage the resources allocated from grants, gifts and sponsored agreements. Both the University and the government have specific protocols in place to prevent the misuse of funds and other resources. Please contact your assigned contract and grant specialist if you have specific questions, or if you have questions about other forms and steps in the award process. If you are unsure of who holds the contract and grant specialist position for your department, please refer to the Administrator Directory search on the Staff Directory Page.

This template is used to report equipment inventory to the sponsor. Please contact your assigned Sponsored Research Accountant with any questions regarding this form.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

ORIGINATION DATE: December 5, 2019

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Form: Reporting Misconduct
EthicsPoint Reporting Portal for Research
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EthicsPoint Reporting Portal for Research

Secure and Anonymous webportal for reporting misconduct in the following situations:

  • Conflict of Interest – Research Concerns related to violations of conflict of interest policies governing researchers.
  • Data Privacy – Refers to the technical, contractual, administrative and physical steps taken by the institution to protect against unauthorized access to and disclosure of personally identifiable data of students, faculty and other third parties that we possess. Includes the theft of, and intentional or inadvertent loss of such data.
  • Environmental and Safety Matters- Environmental and Safety Matters Failure to meet the requirements of any applicable law, rule or regulation relating to the environment, working conditions or workplace safety, including, without limitation, regulations promulgated by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and similar agencies in other jurisdictions. Includes a failure to inform supervisors regarding failure to meet the requirements.
  • Fraud – Research – The intentional misrepresentation or concealment of information in order to deceive, mislead, or acquire something of value. A fraud is an intentional deception perpetrated to secure an unfair gain.
  • Human or Animal Research – Inappropriate use of humans or animals involved in research.
  • Intellectual Property Infringement, Misappropriation or Disclosure – Any unauthorized or inappropriate use, misappropriation or disclosure of confidential information (in any form) or intellectual property belonging to the institution or any institution’s customer, supplier or business partner, including, without limitation, any intellectual property protected under any U.S. or other laws relating to copyrights, patents or trade secrets. Also includes any unauthorized or inappropriate use of any institution computer system.
  • Research Grant Misconduct or Misappropriation of Costs – Unallowable or questionable expenditures or cost transfers to government grants, contracts or other agreements. Any expenditures or cost transfers that may be in violation of OMB Circular A-21.
  • Scientific Misconduct – Fabrication, falsification, plagiarism, or other practices that seriously deviate from those that are commonly accepted within the scientific community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research. Fabrication is making up data or results and recording or reprinting them. Falsification is manipulating research materials, equipment or processes, or changing or omitting data or results, such that the research is not accurately reported in the research record. Plagiarism is the appropriation of another person’s ideas, processes, results, or words without giving appropriate credit.
  • Other Research Matters – Other matters of concern not specifically outlined above.

 

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OWNER: NAVEX Global

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

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Form: Human Subjects in Research
Exempt Determination Tool
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Exempt Determination Tool

A tool to help determine if research is eligible for exempt status under the Common Rule.

 

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OWNER: Maria Palazuelos

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: UD IRB

ORIGINATION DATE: January 21, 2019

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Form: Export Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
Export Control Certification for I-129 Form
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Export Control Certification for I-129 Form

This export regulations form deals with standards from the United States federal government regarding the transport of research material and project staff across national borders. If there are any questions regarding these standards, please review the Research Office’s Regulatory Affairs page.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

ORIGINATION DATE: June 7, 2011

REVISION DATE(S):

06/07/2011, 08/08/2017

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Form: Export Regulations (ITAR/EAR/OFAC)
Export Controlled Project Staff Eligibility Form
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Export Controlled Project Staff Eligibility Form

This export regulations form deals with standards from the United States federal government regarding the transport of research material and project staff across national borders. If there are any questions regarding these standards, please review the Research Office’s Regulatory Affairs page.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

ORIGINATION DATE: April 16, 2010

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Form: Intellectual Property
FIN Proposal Approval Summary Form
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FIN Proposal Approval Summary Form

This intellectual property form helps to manage, record and protect the intellectual property generated by research done at the University of Delaware. For more information regarding intellectual property and research, please refer to the Regulatory Affairs page. If there are specific questions, please contact Regulatory Affairs at 302-831-2136.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

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Form: Safety
Fire Drill Memo
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Fire Drill Memo

This form deals with Fire Prevention/Fire Protection. Please review the form carefully to determine its applicability in your research, as well as the entity that governs this particular form. For questions regarding safety concerns and regulations, please visit UD’s EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) or review the policies and procedures in the Safety Section of this page.

This memo should be sent to a building’s occupants before a fire drill that is in cooperation of Safety Committee, Public Safety and Environmental Health and Safety. The memo should state the purpose of the drill so that if an emergency arises in the future, panic will be minimized and you will know how to respond. Please use this template as a starting point for this correspondence.

 

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OWNER: Environmental Health & Safety

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Environmental Health & Safety

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Form: Contracts and Grant Management
Fly America Waiver Checklist
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Fly America Waiver Checklist

This form is used to help manage the resources allocated from grants, gifts and sponsored agreements. Both the University and the government have specific protocols in place to prevent the misuse of funds and other resources. Please contact your assigned contract and grant specialist if you have specific questions, or if you have questions about other forms and steps in the award process. If you are unsure of who holds the contract and grant specialist position for your department, please refer to the Administrator Directory search on the Staff Directory Page.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

ORIGINATION DATE: May 10, 2012

REVISION DATE(S):

04/14/2014, 01/20/2015, 10/09/2018

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Form: Safety
General Safety-Fire-Security Survey Checklist
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General Safety-Fire-Security Survey Checklist

This form deals with Fire Prevention/Fire Protection. Please review the form carefully to determine its applicability in your research, as well as the entity that governs this particular form. For questions regarding safety concerns and regulations, please visit UD’s EHS (Environmental Health and Safety) or review the policies and procedures in the Safety Section of this page.

General Inspection checklist for fire hazards.

 

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OWNER: Environmental Health & Safety

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Environmental Health & Safety

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Form: Contracts and Grant Management
Gifts or Sponsored Agreements Checklist
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Gifts or Sponsored Agreements Checklist

This form is used to help manage the resources allocated from grants, gifts and sponsored agreements. Both the University and the government have specific protocols in place to prevent the misuse of funds and other resources. Please contact your assigned contract and grant specialist if you have specific questions, or if you have questions about other forms and steps in the award process. If you are unsure of who holds the contract and grant specialist position for your department, please refer to the Administrator Directory search on the Staff Directory Page.

This document is meant to provide guidance to determine if a transaction is a gift to be processed and administered by the Office of Development & Alumni Relations (DAR) or the Research Office (RO). See UD Gift Policy Section 8 (Gift vs. Sponsored Project) for complete details about how to make this determination.

Download the form below and answer all eight questions in the checklist, including comments whenever necessary. To use this form, review all the documentation associated with the funding for indications that will help you to determine whether the funding should be considered support for a sponsored project or a gift.

 

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OWNER: Research Office

RESPONSIBLE OFFICE: Research Office

ORIGINATION DATE: January 22, 2016

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