University of Southern California

Research

Announcements

USC Research YouTube Channel, Research Instrument Awards, CER, Diversity, Collaboration Groups

August 15, 2018 — As we start the new academic year, I’m happy to relay some news: (more…)

Chair of Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Health Sciences

July 31, 2018 — USC is seeking a new chair for its health sciences IRB. Nominations and applications are requested. Please see our position announcement.

Integration of IRB and DCG Offices

May 31, 2018 — USC has historically operated separate offices for the Department of Contracts and Grants and the Institutional Review Board (IRB) on the Health Science and University Park Campuses. At one time, it was important to have physical presences on the two central campuses because of the paper-flow between academic departments and the research offices. (more…)

Distribution of USC Software

May 9, 2018 — The Stevens Center, working with its Faculty Advisory Committee, has created new guidance documents on open source software. Please save and consult these documents for information on how best to protect and share software without sacrificing commercialization potential, while meeting legal requirements. Read more here and here.

Private Secrets, Data Sharing and Trust in Science

November 28, 2017 — Privacy, transparency and trust are all important to science and research. Watch a video presentation Vice President Randolph Hall gave on these topics at the Elsevier conference here. Password: elsevier2017

All Faculty Email – Awards 2017

August 23, 2017 — The Office of Research has added a new USC research solicitation focused on diversity to this list of sponsored solicitations for the upcoming year. Read more here.

Changes in IRB Procedures

April 24, 2017 — Procedures in place aimed at a more efficient IRB review process: faster review, prioritizing time sensitive funding, simplified exempt review and reduced burden to provide financial information. Read full MEMO here.

International Collaborations Policy

March 2, 2017 — New policy to help faculty, staff & students understand how federal regulations apply to USC-related research, instruction, student outreach & other partnerships & affiliations. Full MEMO here.

MestreLab’s MestaReNova 11.0.2 officially released

January 24, 2017 — MestreLab’s MestReNova 11.0.2 NMR/mass spec data processing software is a free service that is now available for all USC users. For more info, click here.

USC Grant Programs

December 12, 2016 — We are alerting faculty of various competitions for funding available from the Office of Research. See the USC Grant Programs Memo here and read more here.