UTIA Family, please refer to utk.edu/coronavirus for the latest updates and student information. For UTIA-specific resources, including event information and county office status, please visit utia.tennessee.edu/coronavirus .

Workshops and Learning Opportunities

The following events are held from Noon – 1:00 pm, in Plant Biotechnology Bldg (PBB) 156-157, unless otherwise noted. Please put these dates on your calendar:

Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 11:30 – 1:30 pm
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Workshop(Dr. Neal Stewart)

Upcoming speakers are being scheduled. Contact janeburns@utk.edu if you have a request for a topic or speaker to be scheduled.

Lunch n Learn

Modules can be found at CITI login. Included in the UTIA classes are Responsible Conduct of Research (required of all participants on NIFA projects), Export Control, and Conflict of Interest. Associate with UT Knoxville to take training required to work with Human Subject.

Online training is available at K@TE login. Learning includes Child Protection Training, Security the Human (IT training), safety training including “UTIA Chemical Hygiene and Laboratory Safety Training”, Business Ethics, IRIS training, Title IX Mandatory Reporter Training, UT Code of Conduct, and much more.

Students and employees can find online training options at Canvas:

  • Student safety training includes “UTIA Chemical Hygiene and Laboratory Safety” and “Laboratory Safety for Undergraduates and Minors”. (Contact the UTIA Safety Office with questions.)
  • Radiation safety training access requires registration with the Radiation Safety department (contact radiationsafety@utk.edu) with the Radiation Safety department. Classes on Canvas include “Radioactive Sealed Source”, “X-ray Machine”, and “Radiation Safety Training for the Veterinary Teaching Hospital”.

UTIA students can find assistance with Canvas at Online@UT (Canvas) Resources for Students.

For students and employees working in laboratories on the Knoxville area campuses can be found at the Biosafety training website.

Training is held via Zoom sessions. Sign up at IACUC Zoom Training. Also, see Working with Hazardous Agents in Animals. Enroll in the Occupational Health Program, required for working with live animals or tissues/specimens, at Initial Job Hazard Assessment. The annual required update for people on IACUC protocols can be found at Annual Health Surveillance Update.

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5/14/2020
Hanover Overview(Consultants from Hanover Research)   Description   Previous Hanover Training

5/12/2020
Effort Reporting(Jay Taylor, Financial Compliance Officer)   Video   Presentation

4/28/2020
UTIA Indirect Cost learning session(Jane Burns and UTIA Budget Directors)   Zoom link

2/25/2020
Working with Human Subjects and the IRB(Dr. Colleen Gilrane)   Register UTIA Compliance Lunch

12/10/2019
Foreign Influence in the University Environment – UT General Counsel(Ryan Stinnett and David Whitcomb)   Session Materials

10/29/2019
Central Region TAAA&S Meeting()

10/10/2019
Intellectual Property and Compliance(Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy)   Session Materials

9/27/2019
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop (Hosted by UTK)(Multiple Presenters)   Registration link

7/11/2019
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop(Dr. Neal Stewart)

5/30/2019
NRCS Meeting()

5/21/2019
Sponsored Projects: Pre- and Post-Award Overview(Office of Sponsored Programs, Budget Directors, and Business Managers)   Materials   Who to Call   Session video

5/14/2019
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop (Hosted by UTK)(Tiffany McKerahan, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)   Registration link

4/17/2019
UAV Drone interest meeting(Sponsored by UTK Office of Research and Engagement)   Registration Link

2/19/2019
Webinar: Easier Way to Write a Data Management Plan(Chris Eaker (hosted by UTK))   Registration

9/25/2018
Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) Workshop(Dr. Neal Stewart)   Materials

8/21/2018
Business Espionage Tradecraft – What it is, How it’s used, and How to protect yourself and your organization(Beth O’Brien, Special Agent, Private Sector Coordinator, FBI Knoxville)   Session Video

5/23/2018
Servant Leadership(Justin Crowe, Extension Specialist, 4-H Youth Development)   Materials   Session Video

2/27/2018
Data Management Part II: Data Management Best Practices(UT Libraries Training – Chris Eaker, Data Curation Librarian at Hodges Library)   Zoom recording

2/27/2018
Data Management Part I: Writing Your Data Management Plan(Video & Live Q&A with Chris Eaker, Data Curation Librarian)   Zoom recording   Video – Data Management Tool

1/18/2018
Investigators BEWARE: Predatory Journals and Invitations(Rachel Caldwell, Librarian, with Drs. Doug Hayes & Jennifer DeBruyn)   Materials   Session Video

11/14/2017
Human Subjects Research and the IRB(IRB Chair, Colleen Gilrane)   Session Video

10/24/2017
iThenticate Plagiarism Detection Software(Dr. David Harper, Dr. Nicki Labbe, Jane Burns)   Materials

8/15/2017
Safety at UTIA(Steve Crouch and Jacob Payne)   Safety Update   Injury Reporting   Session Video

4/12/2017
FBI Update and Export Control(Beth O’Brien, Special Agent, FBI Knoxville)   Session Video

3/23/2017
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop(Drs. Neal Stewart and Stephen Kania)   Session Video   Materials

2/15/2017
IT Security(Sandy Lindsey, UTIA Chief Information Security Officer)   Materials   Session video

11/2/2016
UT Knoxville RCR Lunch and Learn Series(Robert Nobles)

9/29/2016
Responsible Conduct of Research Workshop(Drs. Neal Stewart and Stephen Kania)   Session Video   Materials – Dr. Stewart   Materials – Dr. Kania

8/23/2016
Economic Espionage & You(Special Agent Beth O’Brien, FBI Knoxville)   Materials – DOD Security Guide   Materials – 2-page   Session Video

7/12/2016
Safety and Research(Brian Ranger, Biological Safety; Marsha Smith, Radiation Safety; and Jacob Payne, UTIA Safety)   Session Video   Materials-Safety Officer   Materials-Biosafety

5/10/2016
Maintaining Compliance while Working with Research or Teaching Animals(Dr. Lori Cole, Director of Animal Compliance Support)   IACUC Website

3/11/2016
RCR Lunch & Learn Series: Laboratory Safety (sponsored by UTK Office of Research & Engagement)(Terry Hazen, Mark Smith, Brian Ranger, Marsha Smith)   Information & Registration

2/3/2016
Grantsmanship Seminar (Write Winning Grants)(Grant Writers’ Seminar and Workshops LLC)

1/29/2016
RCR Series: Human Subjects and the IRB(Marlys Staudt, Laura Moll, and Kristine Hershberger)   Registration Link

12/8/2015
Protecting Intellectual Property(Dr. Maha Krishnamurthy, Assistant Vice President of Licensing at UT Research Foundation)   UTRF News Article   Session video

11/10/2015
Agricultural Economic Espionage – A Growing Threat(Special Agent Beth O’Brien, FBI Knoxville)   Presentation Materials   Newsletter   Session Video

10/13/2015
Human Subjects Research and the IRB(UT IRB Coordinator, Laura Moll, and IRB Chair, Colleen Gilrane)   Session Video

9/9/2015
UT IRB 101 (sponsored by UTK Office of Research and Engagement)(UT IRB Chair, Colleen Gilrane)   Information and Registration

9/8/2015
FOIA and FOIAed again: the new age of transparency for public scientists(Neal Stewart, Racheff Chair of Excellence Professor)   Presentation materials   Session video

9/2/2015
PROPEL – An SBIR/STTR Grant Workshop (presented by UTRF, UTIA, UT IPS)(Bill Wiley, Economic Development Consultant for UT’s Center for Industrial Services)   Information and Registration

8/14/2015
BIG GRANTS Workshop(UTIA Office of Sponsored Programs, Faculty Panels)   Presentation materials   Morning Session Video   Afternoon Session Video

7/14/2015
Working with the FBI(Scott Whitehouse, FBI Knoxville)   Session Video

5/4/2015
Unmanned Aircraft Policy(Mike Buschermohle, Lori Duncan, and Rob Freeland)   Session Video

4/14/2015
Foreign Travel and Foreign Researchers/Students on Projects(CIE Staff – Wendy Syer, Alisa Meador, and Lisa Bonds)   Presentation Materials   Session video

3/10/2015
Individual Development Plans (IDPs)(Dr. Sekeenia Haynes)   Presentation Materials   Session video

2/10/2015
Data Security(Adam Godwin, M.S., CISSP)   Session video   Presentation Materials   Helpful Links – IT Security

1/13/2015
Office of Management and Budget Uniform Guidance(Ron Maples, Controller)   Session video   Presentation Materials

12/9/2014
Misconduct in Research(Lela Young, Assistant General Counsel, UT)   Presentation Materials

11/11/2014
Data management and integrity after the experiments are completed and the paper is published(Neal Stewart, Racheff Chair of Excellence Professor)   Presentation Materials   Session video

10/14/2014
Human Subjects: IRB and IMedRIS Software(Robert Nobles, Asst. Vice Chanc UTK, and Sonya Sullivan, Compliance Officer)   Presentation Material   Session video

9/9/2014
Counterintelligence(Beth O’Brien, Special Agent, FBI Knoxville, Counterintelligence Strategic Partnership Coordinator)   Session video

8/12/2014
Safety(Susan Fiscor and James Buckner)   UTIA Safety Office   UT Risk Management   Session video

4/8/2014
Biosafety(Brian Ranger, Biological Safety Officer)   Presentation Materials   Session video

3/11/2014
Compliance Software(Dr. Robert Nobles, UTK Assist. Vice Chanc. for Rsch., Respon. Conduct of Rsch & Rsch Integ. Officer)   Presentation Materials   Session video

2/4/2014
Whistleblowing — reporting misconduct internally and externally(Dr. Neal Stewart, Racheff Chair of Excellence Professor)   Session video

11/12/2013
Conflict of Interest, UT and PHS Requirements(Jane Burns, Dr. Michael McEntee, and other deans’ office representatives)   Session video

5/14/2013
Intellectual Property Protection(Special Agent Beth O’Brien, Counterintel. Strategic Partnership Coord. & Infragard Coord., FBI)   Session video

4/9/2013
IRB and Human Subjects(Brenda Lawson, Compliance Officer and IRB Administrator)   Session video

3/12/2013
Responsible Conduct of Research at UTIA: Copyright, Open Access and Predatory Journals(Dr. Peter Fernandez, Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources Librarian)   Presentation   Session video

2/12/2013
Managing Risks at UTIA(Judy McGhee, Director, Office of Risk Management)   Session Video

1/8/2013
Responsible Conduct of Research at UTIA: Authorship(Dr. Neal Stewart)   Presentation   Session video

12/11/2012
Responsible Conduct of Research at UTIA: Lab Safety(Susan Fiscor, Safety Officer)   Lab safety pamphlet   Session video

11/13/2012
Responsible Conduct of Research at UTIA: IT Security(A. J. Wright, Chief Information Security Officer, University of Tennessee – System Administration)   PowerPoint presentation   Session video

10/9/2012
Responsible Conduct of Research at UTIA: Academic Misconduct(Lela M. Young, Assistant General Counsel, UT)   Discussion summary

9/12/2012
Responsible Conduct of Research at UTIA: Ethics and Conflict of Interests(facilitated by Dr. Neal Stewart)   PowerPoint presentation   Session video

8/14/2012
UTIA Safety Roundtable Discussion(brownbag lunch)

7/10/2012
UTIA Safety Roundtable Discussion(brownbag lunch)

6/11/2012
Safety at UTIA(Susan Fiscor, UTIA Safety Officer)   Session video

5/14/2012
Export Control and International Travel(Beth O’Brien, Special Agent, FBI)   Contact Jane Burns for video

4/16/2012
Biological Materials(Brian Ranger, Biological Safety Officer)   PowerPoint presentation   Session video

3/12/2012
Human Subjects(Brenda Lawson, Compliance Officer and IRB Administrator)   PowerPoint presentation   Session video

2/13/2012
Animal Protocols: the Who, What and How(Dr. Dana Glass-Mattie, Director for Animal Compliance Support, and Betsy Bailey, IACUC Coordinator)   PowerPoint presentation   Session video

1/9/2012
What Every PI Needs to Know about Compliance(Jane Burns, UTIA Compliance Officer)   PowerPoint Presentation   Session video

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