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Role of the Research Office

The Scholarship, Research, and Creative Activity Office is charged with the responsibility to follow the guidelines outlined in the Agreement of the Administration of Agency Grants and Awards by Research Institutions for the administration of all research grants and awards.

Here is the excerpt from the Agreement which outlines the roles and responsibilities of the Institution:

"In general, and subject to more specific requirements set out in this Agreement, the Institution shall:

    1. provide an adequate physical and organizational infrastructure for the conduct of research, research training, and other activities funded by an Agency; and
    2. develop and implement effective policies, administrative systems, procedures and controls to ensure that all activities funded by an Agency are conducted in compliance with all:
        • legislated requirements;
        • Agency policies and procedures; and
        • other Agency requirements specific to a particular Grant or Award."

For details on the specific obligations of the institution (those listed below), please visit the website.

  • Endorsement of Applications, Grants and Awards, and Confirmation of Eligibility
  • Responsible Conduct of Research
  • Financial Administration
  • Research Involving Humans
  • Research Involving Animals
  • Institutional Conflict of Interest
  • Reporting on Performance and Outcomes
  • Ownership of Equipment and Facilities
  • Public Communication
  • Environment Assessments and Reviews
  • Intellectual Property
  • Open Access

Updated: June 3, 2015