Research Integrity Posts

July 26th, 2021

Learn More About the COVID-19 Vaccine

Click here to see a video with Dr. Fauci and Olivia Rodrigo that was shown at the beginning of the event:… From the COVID-19 delta variant to long-haulers suffering effects months after infection, information about COVID is always evolving. But the importance of being vaccinated against COVID-19 has not changed. Please watch this video, …read more

July 12th, 2021

Maskless Lithography – Microlight3D

In this video, Microlight3D’s Christian Olivier shares their impressive new maskless lithography system, Smart Print UV. This technology is a straightforward way to move from the design directly to the patterned sample without the use of the standard photomask fabrication. Areas of interest include microfluidics, microelectronics, biotechnologies, and optoelectronics. Christian explains the science behind this …read more

June 29th, 2021

Research 411 Talk Show: Stabilizing Delicate Drugs

What does an exoskeleton have to do with drug stabilization? Therapeutics, such as the COVID-19 vaccines Pfizer and Moderna, require refrigeration to maintain drug function. In an effort to bypass the expensive cold chain including vaccine distribution, storage, and usage, a team led by Dr. Gassensmith and Dr. Meloni researched the development of an affordable, …read more

June 3rd, 2021

Research Breakdown: Lifecycle of a Subaward

Offices of Sponsored Projects, Post Award Management, and Procurement will present the lifecycle of a subaward from creation to closeout. We go over the details of a standard subcontract, budget categories including rebudget requests, paperwork to pay the subcontract, and monitoring and closeout requirements.

June 2nd, 2021

Research 411 Talk Show: Rewiring the Brain After Injury

Interested in clinical trials or research related to VNS? During this talk show, Dr. Seth Hays will share information about a new strategy, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), used to boost recovery after a stroke or spinal cord injury. The VNS rewires neurons in the brain, enhancing the brain’s ability to relearn. Stimulation during rehabilitative …read more

May 24th, 2021

Research 101 Series: Detour Ahead – How to Avoid Common Pitfalls on the Road to IRB Approval

Take a ride down the Information Highway with our IRB team to learn about human subjects research. IRB Specialists will expose common pitfalls experienced during the IRB submission process. The discussion will provide guidance on Cayuse submissions and appropriate steps for investigators to avoid a potential delay in the IRB approval process. Speaker info:Mary Beth …read more

May 13th, 2021

UTD and the DFW Research Data Center: Overview and Proposal Development

Join the Office of Research as we provide information about our newest internal funding opportunity, the DFW Research Data Center (RDC) Grant. The RDC provides approved researchers access to restricted microdata from the Census, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and the National Center for Health Statistics, among others. Having access to the …read more

May 4th, 2021

Research 101: Informed Consent goes Virtual – REDCap Guidance

Take a ride down the Information Highway with our IRB team to learn about human subjects research. This presentation will provide an overview of the REDCap consent form process for human subjects research studies. The IRB Administration will provide guidance on considerations needed to ensure compliance of applicable Regulations and Policies during the electronic consent …read more

May 4th, 2021

NSF CAREER Previous Awardees Panel Discussion

Featuring NSF CAREER award recipients Dr. Qing Gu, Dr. Giacomo Valerio Iungo, and Dr. Michael Kolodrubetz, this panel discussion provides practical tips and guidance on not only program development and writing, but what happens during the review process. “OSP Bank” of Previous CAREER Awards:…‚Äč For additional information related to funding opportunities in the Office …read more

April 30th, 2021

Research 101: Single IRB Review for Multi-site Research

Take a ride down the Information Highway with our IRB team to learn about human subjects research. Join representatives from IRB Administration to learn about the new Single IRB requirements for multi-site research mandated by the 2018 Common Rule. During this session, we will also discuss NIH-funded Single IRB requirements, when a reliance is appropriate …read more