Office of Sponsored Programs and Research (SPAR)

New Faculty Requirements for Applying for Grants

Responsible Conduct of Research Training:

As of August 1, 2012 all CUNY faculty members, postdoctoral researchers, graduate and undergraduate students involved in research related related activities will be required to complete the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) Responsible Conduct of Research training module prior to conducting research.  The RCR training certificate will be valid for five years, after which the researchers must re-take the RCR training course.  The RCR training modules can be accessed from our website at http://www.cuny.edu/research/compliance/training-education.html.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure:

As of August 24, 2012 the standardized Conflict of Interest Disclosure Forms must be completed by all CUNY investigators who apply for Public Health Service (PHS) grants: