Proposal Schedule


SCHEDULE OF SUBMISSION AND APPROVAL OF PROPOSALS
Academic Year 2017-2018
(Faculty Research Program, New Ph.D. Grant, Thesis/Dissertation Projects, Humanities, Creative Work,
Review Article, Interdisciplinary Research, Research Program Workshop)



  Activity First Term Second Term Third Term
Research Projects for Implementation in the
Second Term
Research Projects for
 Implementation in the
Third Term
Research Projects for Implementation in the
First term AY2018-2019
Call for Submission of Proposals July 10, 2017 (Term 3 AY2016-2017) Monday Sept 11, 2017
(Term 1 AY2017-2018)
Monday Jan 8, 2018
(Term 2 AY2017-2018)
Monday
Deadline for Submission of Project Proposals with Departmental Action to URCO            
Faculty Research Program, New Ph.D. Grant, Humanities, Creative Works, Book/Article Manuscript Writing Program, Review Articles
Interdisciplinary Research (IR)
August 4, 2017
(Wk 11 Term 3 AY2016-2017)
Friday Nov 24, 2017
(Wk 11 Term 1 AY2017-2018)
Friday March 23, 2018
(Wk 11 Term 2
AY2017-2018)
Friday
Proposals for Research Program Workshops (RPW)         Mar 23, 2018 (Wk 11 Term 2
AY2017-2018)
Friday
FRP/SPG/RPW Proposals Technical Review of Proposals by Internal Experts (except for RPW) Initial review of proposals
1st revision of proposals by faculty proponents
Final review of proposals
IR  Proposals Scheduling of the Research Panel Meetings     Aug-Sept 2017
(Wk 12-14 Term 3 AY2016-2017 to Wk 1 Term 1 AY2017-2018)
  Nov-Dec 2017
(Wk 12-14 Term 1 AY2017-2018 to Wk 1 Term 2 AY2017-2018)
  Apr-May 2018
(Wk 12-14 Term 2 AY2017-2018 to Wk 1 Term 3 AY2017-2018)
 
CRC meetings for the evaluation and approval of submitted project proposals  Research Panel  meetings for the deliberation and approval of IR proposals Sept 18-22, 2017
(Wk 2 Term 1 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri Jan 15-19, 2018
(Wk 2 Term 2 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri May 28-Jun 1, 2018
(Wk 2 Term 3 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri
   URCO communicates CRC action on project proposals to
   faculty proponents
FRP/SPG/RPW Proposals Proposal revision after CRC meeting (i.e., proponent to address the CRC recommendations) IR  Proposals Proposal revision after Research Panel meetings (i.e., IR Team to address the Panel Members’ recommendations) September 25-29, 2017
(Wk 3, Term 1
AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri January 22-26, 2018
(Wk 3, Term 2 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri June 4-8, 2018
  (Wk 3, Term 3 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri
CRC Meetings for the Final Approval of the Revised Project Proposals Research Panel’s final approval of the revised IR proposal Oct 2-6, 2017
(Wk 4 Term 1
AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri Jan 29-Feb 2, 2018
(Wk 4 Term 2 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri Jun 11-15, 2018
(Wk 4 Term 3 AY2017-2018)
Mon-Fri
   URCO communicates CRC action on project proposals to
   faculty proponents
Ethics Review of Proposals (Wk5-14 T1AY17-18 & Wk1-2 T2AY17-18) (Wk5-14 T2AY17-18 & Wk1-2 T3AY17-18) (Wk5-14 T3AY17-18 & Wk1-2 T1AY18-19)
Accomplishment and submission of ethics checklists October 2017   February 2018   June-July 2018  
Initial screening of submitted protocol
Initial screening by REO
Completion of documentary requirements
Expedited Review Expedited review   Oct-Nov 2017     Feb-March 2018     July – Aug 2018  
1st revision of protocol by faculty proponents                 (if modifications are required)
2nd review by RERC member (Review of Resubmitted Protocol)
URCO Communicates Ethical Clearance for Expedited Reviews to Faculty Proponents Nov 27-Dec 1 2017
(Wk 12 Term 1 AY2017-2018)
  Mar 26-30, 2018
(Wk 12 Term 2
AY2017-2018)
  Aug 6-10, 2018
(Wk 12 Term 3
AY2017-2018)
 
Full Board Review Proponent to provide data collection protocol in lay language   Oct 2017-Jan 2018
    Feb– April 2018     Jun -  Aug 2018    
Distribution of protocol to RERC members
Full Board Review Meeting
1st revision of protocol by faculty proponents
2nd review c/o RERC Chair (Review of Resubmitted Protocol)
URCO Communicates Ethical Clearance for Full Reviews to Faculty Proponents Jan 15-19, 2018
(Wk 2 Term 2
AY2017-2018)
  May 28-Jun 1 2018
(Wk 2 Term 3
AY2017-2018)
  Sept 17-21, 2018
(Wk 2 Term 1
AY2018-2019)
 
Signing of  Research Grant Agreement Form/Contract & other Applicable IP Forms (e.g., Record of Invention (ROI), Assignment of Patent & Assignment of Copyright, Faculty-Student Authorship Agreement Form, Open Access Waiver)  by faculty proponents To follow immediately after ethical clearance is granted to the project   To follow immediately after ethical clearance is granted to the project   To follow immediately after ethical clearance is granted to the project  


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