is eResearch Central?
eResearch Central is a new University Web initiative . a central
electronic location to access research-related University forms
and several new online tools to help you manage research-related
tasks. These tools include an automated "to-do" list
and a system to track submitted forms.
What will I find on eResearch Central?
In the initial release of eResearch Central,
you will be able to complete, track, and receive automated reminders
about IRB and IACUC continuing reviews and IACUC 3-year renewals.
Will I eventually see all of my research-related
tasks and forms on eResearch Central?
Yes. eResearch Central's functionality will
grow over time, phasing in the ability to complete and track other
research-related University forms and to allow sharing of data
among University research-related databases. Such integration
will streamline processes for you and for those who manage research
How will eResearch Central improve
my research administration needs?
eResearch Central has been developed to decrease
the amount of paperwork necessary to do research and improve research-related
communications at the University. With your first visit to eResearch
Central, you will see the advantages of using one Web site to
meet all of your research compliance needs, such as automated
reminders of required tasks.
does eResearch Central relate to EGMS (the Electronic Grants Management
just one part of the grants management and research compliance
systems. eResearch Central will eventually tie together all of
the electronic systems used for grants management and compliance,
such as EGMS, to simplify access to and integrate these systems.
information on eResearch Central secure?
Data is stored in a secure database and can only be accessed by
authentication with your University Internet ID (X.500 username)
are the browser requirements to use eResearch Central?
For PC users:
Netscape 6.2 or higher or Internet 5.5 or higher.
For Mac OSX users:
Safari 1.x, Netscape 7.x, Mozilla 1.2.x, or Internet Explorer
5.1 or higher.
I access information on eResearch Central away from my office?
eResearch Central is a Web-based system, you can access it anywhere
you have an Internet connection.
can I contact for support?
can e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call the eResearch helpline