Best Practices for Research Mentors

Best Practices for Research Mentors

This document provides Best Practices for Research Mentors during COVID-19.

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Resumption of Research Operations FAQs

Resumption of Research Operations FAQs

This document provides Resumption of Research Operations Frequently Asked Questions.

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R2Ops Principles

R2Ops Principles

This document provides overall institutional guidance and the principles underlying resumption of research activities. Unit-level(defined by the School/College) and PI labs will develop and implement operational plans in alignment with these principles and guidelines.

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R2Ops Allowable Activities

R2Ops Allowable Activities

The information found below provides additional detail on Allowable Research Activities at UAB During the COVID-19 Crisis. This information, along with the UAB Principles for Resumption of Research should be used by each unit to develop operational plans.

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R2Ops Operational Plan Template

R2Ops Operational Plan Template

PIs must complete this form, or a similar one, and submit it to their department chair or division director and dean for approval prior to resuming research operations.

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R2Ops Operational Plan Undergraduates

R2Ops Operational Plan Undergraduates

PIs must have a completed Operational Plan approved by department chair or division director and dean prior to including undergraduates in research operations.

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R2Ops Human Subject Research Guidance

R2Ops Human Subject Research Guidance

The purpose of this document is to provide guidance specific to the resumption of HSR in the context of the UAB over-arching resumption of research operations.

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R2Ops Lab and Space Considerations for Code Yellow

R2Ops Lab and Space Considerations for Code Yellow

As there are many different types of laboratories and research spaces on campus, supervisors/PIs should adapt the considerations below to their units. An Operational Plan Template is available for modification and use. Prior to any return, the operational plan must be approved by the chair or division director and dean, and all personnel must complete the COVID-19 Assessment Tool, a symptom and exposure tracker.

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R2Ops Roles and Responsibilities for Code Yellow

R2Ops Roles and Responsibilities for Code Yellow

Principal Investigators are responsible for creating operational plans for the safe resumption of research. These must be approved by either the department chair or division director and the dean. No research may commence without an approved operations plan.

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R2Ops Telephone Scripts for HSR

R2Ops Telephone Scripts for HSR

Sample Script for Participant Phone Calls.

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R2Ops What You Can Expect During A Study Visit

R2Ops What You Can Expect During A Study Visit

Individuals are encouraged to come to the study visit alone. If this is not possible, the instructions in this handout apply to both the participant and the participant’s support person.

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R2Ops Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection Protocols

R2Ops Enhanced Cleaning and Disinfection Protocols

In alignment with public health recommendations, UAB is taking measures to prevent community spread of COVID-19, which includes undertaking enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures. The following enhanced cleaning and disinfection procedures were developed for UAB units to follow during the COVID-19 public health situation.

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