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Title: RESEARCH AND COMPLIANCE OVERVIEW AT TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY PRESENTED BY: THE OFFICE OF RESEARCH Friday, August 21, 2009


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RESEARCH AND COMPLIANCE OVERVIEW AT
TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY PRESENTED BY THE
OFFICE OF RESEARCH Friday, August 21, 2009
  • Department of Research Funding Pre-Award
    Services
  • Shola Ewulo Director
  • Department of Research Financial Services
  • Diane W. Lewis - Director
  • Institutional Compliance
  • Lames Junior Interim Director
  • Department Research Enhancement Compliance
    Services
  • Linda M. Gardiner - Director

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TEXAS SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY OFFICE OF
RESEARCH RESEARCH FUNDING AND PRE-AWARD
SERVICES DEPARTMENT
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WHAT WE DO
  • Provide a full range of assistance to faculty,
    staff and administrators in obtaining and
    administering funding from non-University sources
    to support Texas Southern Universitys research
    and scholarly activities. 

4
  • HOW WE DO IT
  • Identify potential source of external funding for
    extramural research and scholarly activities.
  • Assist in obtaining appropriate program
    guidelines and forms.
  • Review proposals for compliance with University
    policies and agency terms.
  • Oversee the transmittal of proposal to funding
    agencies in a timely manner.
  • Assist with obtaining institutional approvals.
  • Prepare and negotiate subcontracts for those
    projects containing these requirements.
  • Serve as a resource for questions regarding all
    aspects of non-financial research administration.

5
  • Contact Information
  • Hannah Hall Room 230
  • 713-313-7457
  • http//www.tsu.edu/research

6
Texas Southern University Office Of Research
  • Research Financial Services Department

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OUR MISSION
  • To provide professional administrative and
    accounting support to the faculty, staff, and
    students who are involved in various research
    activities here at Texas Southern University

8
OUR OBJECTIVES
  • Accurate and timely responses to inquiries
    initiated by researchers their respective
    support staff regarding specific grant and
    contract issues
  • Training for research faculty and support staff
    regarding applicable federal regulations, state
    guidelines, and university policies procedures
  • Provide reports of expenditures to researchers
    and funding agencies, with a high level of
    accuracy, while meeting established deadlines
  • Respond to internal and external auditors on a
    timely basis

9
SERVICES PROVIDED
  • Assistance in preparation of proposal budget
    development
  • Establishment of expenditure/revenue budgets in
    the BANNER Finance System
  • Training in the preparation of documents
    necessary to process expenditure transactions
  • Training on the BANNER Finance System
  • Review and process expenditure transactions

10
SERVICES PROVIDED (contd)
  • Prepare and submit Financial Status Reports
    (FSRs) and/or invoices to funding agencies
  • Coordinate the successful close-out of sponsored
    projects

11
CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Research Financial Services Department
  • Hannah Hall-Room 142
  • 713-313-7020

12
Texas Southern University
Office of Institutional compliance
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WHO WE ARE..
  • Serves as
  • A centralized source for compliance information
  • Oversight for monitoring compliance adherence
    (federal/state grants vendor contracts)
  • Repository for reporting of noncompliance
    violations (TSU Ethics Hotline)
  • Coordination of Compliance Awareness Trainings

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What is COMPLIANCE?
  • A commitment to
  • Conduct business consistent with applicable laws
    and regulations
  • Promote adherence to established policies and
    procedures
  • Promote high standards for ethical behavior in
    all employees

15
Why the emphasis on COMPLIANCE?
  • Obligation
  • Penalties and Fines
  • Potential Exposure
  • Federal Sentencing Guidelines

16
Who is responsible for Compliance?
  • YOU are the primary person responsible for
    compliance at TSU
  • YOUR decisions determine whether you will or will
    not adhere to applicable laws, regulations,
    policies and procedures.

17
Contact Information
  • OFFICE OF COMPLIANCE
  • Hannah Hall-Room 317
  • 713-313-6821
  • Compliance_at_tsu.edu

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Texas Southern University Office Of Research
Research Enhancement and Compliance Services
Department
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MISSION
  • To ensure research compliance with state and
    federal governing agency regulations and internal
    policies, guidelines and procedures, and to
    provide an environment that supports research
    advancements for the research community of Texas
    Southern University

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Research Committees
  • Research Development
  • Research Advisory Council
  • Faculty Development Committee
  • Research Compliance
  • University Research Compliance Committees (URCC)
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
  • Committee for the Protection of Human Subjects
  • Recombinant DNA Committee
  • Radiation Safety Committee

21
What We Do
  • Coordinate and oversee the award and procurement
    processes for internal seed grants and travel
    grants.
  • Facilitate and coordinate the research protocol
    submission,
  • review, approval and management processes.
  • Ascertain that all federally required
    inspections, evaluations and program reviews are
    conducted and that all internal and external
    reporting is done efficiently and effectively.
  • Coordinate faculty development URCC workshops,
    seminars, training sessions and research
    enhancement programs.

22
How We Do It
  • Provide Oversight and Administrative Support to
    the University Research
  • Committees.
  • Along with the Faculty Development Committee and
    the Research Advisory Council, manage and
    administer the award and procurement processes
    for seed and travel grants.
  • Along with the University Research Compliance
    Committees (URCC), screen, review and manage all
    research protocols.
  • Serve as the liaison between the URCCs , the
    Provost, Deans, faculty members and students.
  • Manage animal care facility operations and
    coordinate animal facility inspections and animal
    care and use program reviews.
  • Conduct and or coordinate URCC workshops,
    research compliance training sessions, research
    development training sessions, seed grant
    procurement training sessions and research
    enhancement programs.

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CONTACT INFORMATION
  • Linda M. Gardiner
  • Director
  • 713-313-7208
  • Tequerio S. Banks
  • Research Compliance
  • 713-313-4301
  • Kimbler A. Lofton
  • Seed and Travel Grants
  • 713-313-4245
  • Christina Pevey
  • Science Building Animal Care Facility
  • 713-313-4203
  • Ernest Hogan or Randolph Hamid
  • Spurgeon Gray Hall Animal Care Facility
  • 713-313-7558 or 713-313-4348

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Save The Dates
  • Seed Grant Solicitation Release Date
  • August 28, 2009
  • (NIH) Research Development Training Session
  • September 14-15, 2009
  • Research Day _at_ the University of Houston Central
    Campus
  • October 15-16, 2009
  • Research Week 2010 _at_ Texas Southern University
  • March 29-April 2, 2010

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Save The Dates
  • The Researcher-Office of Research Newsletter
    Entry submissions on or before the 15th of each
    month for consideration for the proceeding month
  • Brown Bag Lunch (conducted quarterly)
  • Refer to OR website
  • Other workshops and training sessions
  • Refer to OR Website

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OFFICE OF RESEARCH WEBSITE
  • http//www.tsu.edu/research
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