Researcher Responsibilities

Understand the roles and responsibilities of the researcher as well as available RVH Research Institute support for sponsored research

PI
Principal Investigator
CTO Clinical Trials Office
RO Research Office CRS Chief Research Scientist
REB Research Ethics Board
PI CTO RO CRS REB
Funding Opportunities
Search for funding opportunities X X X
Provide guidance on opportunities X X
Identify internal funding resources X X X
Identify collaborators X X X
Proposal Preparation
Provide guidance on study design and methodology   X X
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X
Write proposal narrative X
   
Edit/proofread proposal narrative   X
X
Develop budget and budget justification X
X
 
Identify and approve cost sharing requirements X
X
X
Secure letters of hospital commitment, if necessary    X  
Proposals required to be uploaded, mailed, hand-delivered, or emailed directly  X  X  
Education and Training 
Ethics certification
X
   
N2 SOPs training
X
   
Assist PIs, researchers, and study staff with new/ongoing ethics training X
X X
 
Research Ethics Board Application 
Provide guidance on ethics education and training   X X
  X
Provide guidance on regulatory compliance   X X
  X
Acquire departmental approvals X
X    
Write and submit ethics application X
X    
Prepare and submit study amendments, renewals, notifications, and adverse events reports X
X    
Research Agreements and Budget
Contract review and negotiation   X X
 
Circulate contracts for signatures    X  
Review and approve budget  X X    
Prepare and submit invoices or financial reports to sponsor   X    
Receive and deposit payment from sponsor   X    
Study Initiation and Conduct 
Liaise with partners and sponsors   X    
Maintain essential study documents   X    
Prepare data management plan
X
X    
Conduct data entry and resolve data queries
  X    
Clinical data storage/archiving
  X    
 Study Closeout   X