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RAMS Forum

Friday, May 17, 2019

Join us at the Research Administration & Management Symposium Spring Forum for a half day of presentations covering research-related topics.


RAMS Spring Forum is free to VCU faculty and staff. The Office of Research and Innovation will be providing lunch and refreshments.

Register here to reserve your spot. Registration is limited to 70. The day's presentations will be informative for all VCU staff whose work involves research administration and management.


9:45 – 10:00 Registration

10:00 – 10:05 Welcome and Logistics

10:05 – 11:30 Responsible Conduct in Research: Case Studies for the Research Administrator

Cristen Jandreau, PhD
Assistant Director, Office of Research Integrity and Ethics

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch and Hot Topics Discussion

12:30 – 2:00 Q&A With Expert Panel

2:00 – 3:00 Update on the HHS Common Rule

John Horigan, MA, CIP
Director, Human Research Protection Program


The forum will be held in the Larrick Student Center in Court End Ballroom A.

Larrick Student Center
900 Turpin St., Richmond, VA 23219

More Information

From RAMS Fall Forum 2018:

  • The Research Pathway: A Journey through VCU’s Research Systems
    • An interactive online version of this training is available in Talent@VCU. To access, log in and locate the training in the “Learning Search” There are three parts which must be completed in order (i.e., Part 2 will be available after the completion of Part 1 and so on.
  • The Research Pathway: A Journey through VCU’s Research Systems.
    • System videos (with closed captioning capability) can be viewed individually in VCU Kaltura.

If you have questions about the RAMS Forums, please contact:

Lydia Klinger
(804) 628-2642