Tag Archives: Regulatory Burden

National Academy of Sciences Committee to Examine Federal Research Regulations

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is convening a group of experts to address the effects of regulatory burden on the research community. Members serving on the Committee on Federal Research Regulations and Reporting Requirements: A New Framework for Research Universities in the 21st Century will examine federal regulations and reporting requirements affecting research. Some… Read More »

NIH Requests Comments on Draft Policy for Using Single Institutional Review Board for Multi-Site Clinical Research Activities

By Yvette Seger Seeking “to enhance and streamline the process of Institutional Review Board (IRB) review and reduce inefficiencies so that research can proceed without compromising ethical principles and protections,” the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a draft policy to promote the use of single IRB review for multi-site clinical research. In the request… Read More »

House Science Committee Explores Efforts to Minimize Regulatory Burden

By Jennifer Zeitzer A new report from the National Science Board (NSB), “Reducing Investigators’ Administrative Workload for Federally Funded Research,” received additional attention at a June 12 House Science Committee hearing. The two-hour discussion focused on how eliminating or modifying ineffective regulations and harmonizing and streamlining certain requirements could increase efficiency for grantees. In his… Read More »