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Research Conflict of Interest

Research Conflict of Interest (COI) examines disclosures to determine if investigators have significant financial interests that could directly and significantly affect the design, conduct, or reporting of research, and works with the principle investigator to manage potential or actual conflicts of interest.

CITI Training for RCOI

The Office of Research and Engagement has partnered with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) program to allow UT Knoxville affiliated researchers the opportunity to participate in online research ethics education.

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Public Health Service Financial Conflict of Interest

Principal investigators (PIs) applying to or receiving funding from Public Health Service (PHS) sponsors must adhere to requirements on the disclosure and management of financial conflicts of interest (FCOI).

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International Sponsored Programs Activities

The University of Tennessee encourages international collaborations, but it is important for our investigators to be transparent about their foreign relationships and activities.  The University of Tennessee’s Office of Research has compiled the following information to provide guidance and resources to assist University of Tennessee researchers in meeting their compliance obligations to federal sponsors.

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