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13th Annual Black Issues Conference


Greetings Faculty, Staff, Student Leaders, and Community Members: On behalf of the Black Issues Conference Planning Committee, the University of Tennessee Chapter of the NAACP, and the Office of Multicultural Student Life, we would like to invite you to participate … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Research Colloquium: Friday, March 2, 2018.


The Dean’s Graduate Student Advisory Board will be hosting this year’s Graduate Student Research Colloquium on Friday, March 2, 2018. The colloquium provides graduate students with an opportunity to present their research in a conference setting. Students receive feedback from … Continue reading

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Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program


The Social Security Administration’s (SSA’s) Analyzing Relationships between Disability, Rehabilitation and Work (ARDRAW) Small Grant Program is a one-year $10,000 stipend program awarded to graduate-level students to conduct supervised independent research designed to foster new analysis of work, rehabilitation, and … Continue reading

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IRB update


MEMORANDUM TO:                             UTK Research Community FROM:                      Dr. Colleen Gilrane, IRB Chairperson Dr. Robert Nobles, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research DATE:                       May 4, 2015 SUBJECT:               Updates related to the Institutional Review Board Dear Colleagues, The Institutional Review Board (IRB) and the … Continue reading

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IRB: iMedRIS Training Available


The Office of Research and Engagement is offering new training sessions for the research compliance software, iMedRIS. IMedRIS is a web-based system that enables online application submission, real-time submission tracking, review, post-approval compliance activities, and data management. It is currently implemented … Continue reading

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Staudt Named New IRB Vice Chair


Marlys Staudt, associate professor of social work, has been named vice chair of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Institutional Review Board (IRB). “I was pleased and honored to be asked to serve as vice chair,” said Staudt. “I have enjoyed … Continue reading

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IRB Tip #5


If the IRB asked you to resubmit your application with changes, your faculty advisor, the DRC (Dr. Waller), and Department Head (Dr. Fairbrother) do not have to review and sign-off a second time after the initial sign-off. The key is … Continue reading

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