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University’s Chief Research Compliance Officer

The University’s Chief Research Compliance Officer works with the Office of the Vice Provost for Research in a number of efforts to enhance research compliance and policy throughout the University. The Vice Provost and the Chief Research Compliance Officer serve as co-chairs of, among other initiatives, the Sponsored Administration Leadership Committee, the Export Control Council, the Research Development Committee, and the Responsible Conduct of Research Committee. The Chief Research Compliance Officer works with the faculty, IRBs, IACUCs, schools, and other parts of central...

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Standing Committee on Financial Conflicts of Interest

In July, 2010, the President and Fellows of Harvard College approved a University-wide "Policy on Individual Financial Conflicts of Interest for Persons Holding Faculty and Teaching Appointments".  The Policy requires each School to develop robust procedures for the review and disposition of their faculty members' mandatory annual and transactional reporting of all financial...

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Sponsored Administration Leadership Committee

Harvard University has three sponsored programs offices providing oversight and grants management of sponsored research.  The Sponsored Administration Leadership Committee ("SALC") brings together the leadership of these three programs, along with the Vice Provost for Research and the University Director of Sponsored Research to discuss shared issues, concerns and matters of oversight and grants management. Contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Research for more information.

Research Development Coordinating Committee

The Research Development Coordinating Committee (RDCC) was created in 2010 by the Office of the Vice Provost for Research to support the research missions of Harvard University.  The committee's charge encompasses a variety of strategic and capacity building activities that help individual faculty members, teams of researchers, and research administrators to work together more effectively to identify and compete successfully for extramural funding from diverse sources. Contact the Office of the Vice Provost for Research for...

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Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs

The Vice Provost for International Affairs seeks to promote and develop Harvard’s international activities across its Schools, foster coordination between them, oversee and review large-scale international endeavors, and set policies to establish best practices. The Vice Provost is responsible for developing and overseeing a variety of university-wide initiatives and policies relating to international research, education, and collaboration.

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