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National Academy of Inventors, Thursday, October 30, 2014 - UT-Arlington, Location TBD 

The NAI is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit member organization that provides recognition and encouragement to academic inventors and innovators.

The UTA Chapter is proud to be inducting the inaugural class of Chapter Inventor Members at a ceremony on October 30, 2014.

In addition to UTA, the NAI has 135 Charter Member Institutions, including seven international affiliates, and more than 3,000 individual academic inventor members.

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Mini-Seminar: Creating Effective University-Industry Collaboration through Agreement Management Tools, Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -  Chemistry and Physics Building, Room 303

To meet the challenges of today’s changing and global knowledge economy, industrial and academic researchers must collaborate. Many academic investigators find it valuable to work with industry to advance their research agenda and to ensure relevance of their scholarly pursuits.

UT Arlington is in the forefront of academic and industry research in North Texas, with our resources and faculty among the most innovative of any Texas University.

However, like many researchers, we face our own challenges in making the necessary connections and in dealing with barriers and differences to create effective, high value collaborations.

We designed UTA Research Administration Agreement Management resources to provide tools and guidance to help jumpstart sponsored research, research project and sponsored services agreements. This seminar will provide attendees with effective guidance toward their goals.

During this session, UTA Agreements Manager Dan Vincenzo will:

• Provide an overview of common university-industry perspectives, agreements and scenarios, as well as guides to key agreement concepts and terms that you can use to help expedite your research and service projects

• Help you avoid delays and slow-downs in your project agreement pre-award, through pro-active interaction ahead of time, on key concepts and terms

• Explain pros and cons of the latest models for university-industry collaborations

• Illustrate how using the right tools can lead to easier agreement set-up

Ample time is included for questions and interaction. Be prepared to bring input and suggestions on additional resources that could make our resources more useful for you, and your academic and industry contacts. For more information, please contact Daniel Vincenzo

To RSVP for this event, please contact Caitlin Johnson.

Fall 2014 Mini-IRB Conference, Friday, September 19, 2014 - Center for Innovation, Room 215

Please join the Office of Research for the Fall Mini-IRB Presentation on Friday, September 19th, 2014 at the Center for Innovation. There will be several session options for participants to attend. If you would like to attend, please be sure to RSVP to Caitlin Johnson and indicate the session(s) of interest. 

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IACUC Board Meeting, Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - Center for Innovation, Room 215

Researchers including faculty, staff or students, who use live vertebrate animals in research, research training, experimentation, teaching, biological testing or for other related purposes must have approval of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) which meets on a monthly basis to review protocols and research proposals.

IRB Meeting, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - Center for Innovation, Room 215

The IRB meets mothly to review research that is conducted or supported by the University of Texas at Arlington faculty, students or staff in order to determine that the rights and welfare of the human subjects are adequately protected.

Core Enterprise Meeting, Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - UTA Research Institute

The Core Enterprise group, which focuses on commercialization of research with the meetings occurring monthly at the University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute.

RCR Institute Offers Certification Opportunity Specifically for Students 

Graduate Studies coordinates the RCR Institute to promote the Responsible Conduct of Research on Campus.  The Institute routinely presents RCR-related workshops on topics such as research misconduct, data management, and intellectual property.  Although all faculty, staff, and students are invited to the workshops, students have the opportunity to achieve RCR certification through a combination of workshop attendance and other training opportunities.   Participants will be recognized with a certificate and a transcript notation once they have completed the requirements. 

Find more about the RCR Institute here: The schedule of workshops may also be found here: