Below are videos from recorded informational sessions as well as brief tutorials pertaining to specific topics that may be of interest to researchers. Please note that these videos are only accessible to those with an “unl.edu” email address and we ask that you please do not download and distribute this information. If you are an investigator or researcher outside of the UNL community and would like access to these resources, please contact the Research Compliance Services director.
IRB/Human Subjects Research
Changes to the Common Rule (45 CFR 46)
This informational session held on November 30, 2018 reviewed the upcoming changes to the Common Rule and related UNL policies to ensure campus researchers and investigators are aware and prepared.
When Do You Need IRB Approval: Collaborators, Data, and Biospecimens
This informational session held on July 31, 2018 discussed the requirements for IRB approval; revealed some helpful hints regarding grant proposals involving human subjects, understanding review categories, and determining if collaborators are engaged in human subjects research; and had some insights from an NIH funded Principal Investigator who has experience with multi-site projects.
Multi-Site & Single IRB (sIRB) Training
This informational session held on April 10, 2018 discussed the multi-site and sIRB requirements and how best to navigate them; revealed some helpful hints and common points of confusion with sIRB, multi-site projects, and SMART IRB; provided information on new human subjects NIH proposal requirements; and provided some insights from an NIH funded principal investigator who has experience with sIRB and multi-site projects. Note: If you will be conducting a multi-site research project with sIRB requirements, please contact the IRB coordinator listed within your protocol in NUgrant as soon as possible to discuss timelines and procedures.
IRB: Back to the Basics
This training on April 17, 2019 covers the basics of IRB protocol submission and provides investigators with helpful tips about where to find templates, policies, and other up-to-date information as it relates to human subjects research and the IRB review process. During this session, the basics of human subjects research, how and when to use the available template documents, and references for guidance and websites were discussed. Following the formal presentation, investigator questions were answered in an open Q & A style.
Export Controls Campus Training
This informational session held on December 11, 2018 discussed a general overview of export control regulations and data and IT security requirements; provided information regarding the differences between Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI) and Covered Defense Information (CD); and revealed some helpful hints from NU One ITS regarding use of Microsoft 365.gov.
Export Controls: Basic Overview
This informational session held on April 17, 2019 discussed a basic overview export control regulations and how they apply to UNL activities.
Conflict of Interest
Foreign Influence, Conflicts of Interest (COI), and Conflicts of Commitment (COC)/Outside Activities
This informational presentation will show you how to navigate Foreign Influence, COIs, and COCs. It also provides links to policies, guidelines, and a brief checklist for Chairs/Supervisors to utilize when reviewing an employee’s COI/COC disclosure form.
Basic NUgrant Navigation
This video will show you how to navigate to the IRB module in NUgrant and how to access projects that you have already started or have approved. If you are unfamiliar with NUgrant and IRB applications, this would be a good place to start.
New Project / Determination Form
This video shows you how to start an IRB New Project Form or Determination Form in NUgrant. The discussion includes an explanation as to how these forms are used.
Internal Project Personnel
This video shows how to add internal UNL project personnel and administrative personnel to an IRB protocol and how to manage these lists. If you need to add someone who is not affiliated with UNL, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Adding A New Form
This video will show investigators how to add a new form to an existing IRB project in NUgrant.
Responsible Conduct of Research
This informational presentation provides basic and foundational concepts regarding the responsible conduct of research. It also provides links to related UNL policies and guidance information along with some case studies in order to ensure campus researchers and students understand how to navigate ethical problems they may encounter during the course of their research.
Research Compliance Services Overview
These videos provide a brief overview of the areas of compliance for which RCS is responsible. Each video gives a short introduction to the concept and provides an example or two of the importance of compliance to a research institution.