Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research

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Policy on Research Billing

The purpose of this document is to establish a uniform policy for billing of procedures, items, or tests provided to subjects who participate in clinical research studies. This policy supplements existing policies related to the conduct of clinical research studies. This policy is applicable to medical items or services provided as part of a clinical research study; however, it does not apply to studies that do not involve human subjects.

Policy on Research Code of Conduct

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (University or UNC-CH), as one of the leading public research universities in the nation, is committed to maintaining the integrity and validity of the academic research conducted by faculty, staff and students. The University therefore holds to the fundamental belief that research should be conducted and the results of research disseminated, honestly, accurately and in accordance with the highest of professional standards.

Policy on Use of University Resources in Support of Entrepreneurial Activities

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill values and supports entrepreneurial activity by faculty. Faculty use of university resources in support of appropriate entrepreneurial activities may be allowed provided these activities do not conflict with applicable policies regarding use of public facilities for private gain. Incidental and minimal use of office, library, machine shop, personal desktop work stations, storage servers, communication devices, or clerical staff is permitted.

Standard on Research Code of Conduct

To set forth the standards of research conduct expected of members of the research community at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (University or UNC-CH) consistent with the UNC-CH Policy on Research Code of Conduct (Code).

Standard on Use of University Resources in Support of Entrepreneurial Activities

This document provides guidance to faculty and administrators on activities allowed under the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Policy on Use of University Resources in Support of Entrepreneurial Activities. However, deans, chairs, directors and supervisors must ultimately determine how their units' resources are utilized consistent with State and University policy.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Policy and Procedures on Responding to Allegations of Research Misconduct

Public trust in the integrity and ethical behavior of scholars must be maintained if research is to continue to play its proper role in our University and society. It is the policy of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (hereinafter "University") that its research be carried out with the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. It is further the policy of the University to inform fully all affected parties where misconduct has occurred.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Policy on Use of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in Research

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ("University") recognizes the potential value of Human Embryonic Stem Cells in research, including clinical research. The University encourages their responsible use as a means of advancing knowledge, with the eventual goal of using these cells in therapeutic practice in hopes of curing disease and ameliorating other disabling or debilitating health conditions.