Research 03.06.14 Minutes

Attending:

Annette Valenta, Cynthia Herrera Lindstrom, Al Schorsch, Houshang Darabi, Neil Bahroos, Bob Sandusky, Jacqueline Berger, Andy Boyd, Allen Randall, Clyde Wheeler, Karen Dunn Lopez, Heather O’Leary, Barbara Corpus, Henrik Aratyn, Bill Hendrickson

  • Chair Elect
    • There is still a need for a new chair elect
      • Consideration of turning it into a co-chair position to decrease burden
      • Discussion of the workload difference between chair and committee member
  • High Performance Computing (HPC)
    • Communication issues are being addressed
    • Communication plan is being organized
    • Discussion of nodes and costs
    • Discussion of the cluster
  • Institutional Stewardship of Data (ISD)
    • Report needs to be finalized
    • The work of all three working groups will go into one report
  • Kuali Coeus
    • Plan is to have Report of Non-University Activities (RNUA) by April
    • Focus groups are currently being conducted for faculty
    • Discussion of what faculty would like to see in the portal
    • ITGC committee will see a presentation on March 26th
    • Discussion of how best to recruit faculty for focus groups
  • iThenticate
    • Request for a demo
    • Discussion of potential related copyright issues
  • Researcher Survey
    • Discussion on the pros and cons of Qualtrics, Survey Monkey, and REDcap
    • Consideration of using more marketing to make faculty aware of Qualtrics
    • Survey Discussion
      • Discussion of new survey to send out to faculty
      • Consideration of which questions to edit/add/omit from previous survey
      • Old survey will be copied into Qualtrics for editing