Export control is a series of federal regulations that determine how, where, and with whom knowledge, services, technology, and physical items can be shared. Adherence to export control regulations is critical, and the consequences for noncompliance include substantial fines of up to $1 million per violation for the university or up to $250,000 and a prison sentence per violation for an individual.
Burns Named Research Integrity Compliance Officer
Jane Burns, a University of Tennessee alumna, has been named research integrity compliance director for the Office of Research and Engagement, effective March 1, 2021.
As part of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), this position is responsible for investigating allegations of research misconduct at the university. Burns will also provide research integrity training and raise awareness on campus of the institutional plan for the responsible conduct of research. Continue reading
Registration Open for Fall Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop
The Office of Research and Engagement (ORE) is hosting a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) awareness workshop on September 27, 2019, in the Student Union Ballroom (272 A&B) from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. This workshop will address topics that are central to successful research programs. It will also examine the newest policy updates, expectations, and resources for information security and human subjects research.
ORE, TCE to Host Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop
The Office of Research and Engagement, in partnership with the Tickle College of Engineering (TCE), will host a Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) workshop on Tuesday, May 14 in the Toyota Auditorium of the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy.
The university is in the process of revising policies and procedures to make RCR awareness training mandatory for all funded investigators and their research team, with the expectation that they will meet their training requirement by the end of the next academic year. This workshop will fulfill that mandatory training requirement. Continue reading
Mercer and Campagna Selected as ORE Faculty Fellows
Holly Mercer and Shawn Campagna were recently appointed as Office of Research and Engagement Faculty Fellows to assist with strategic efforts behind two critical programs within the division: responsible conduct of research and the Science Alliance. They will work closely with Robert Nobles, interim vice chancellor for research, as well as other members of the ORE leadership team, administrators, and researchers.