Research 10.04.18 Minutes

Attending:

Andy Boyd; Colleen Kehoe; Jacqueline Berger; Andy Johnson; Teresa Johnston; Bob Sandusky; Lindsey McQuade; Kim Lawless; Sandy De Groote; Ping-Shou Zhong; Alex Phistry; Himanshu Sharma; Karen Dunn Lopez; David DuBois

  • Discussion Items
    • Faculty Scholarship Database Software
      • Mentioned that the contract was signed yesterday, and the group will be talking with a vendor about what the timeline should be
      • A short presentation on the background of this software was given, noting that the premise for this tool included looking for a way to aggregate publications by faculty
      • Suggested that work will be done with a vendor to provide training
      • Discussion on what interface the software will use, NCBI guidelines, and the types of publication that will be captured by this software
    • NIH S10 Proposal
      • The presentation given to the collaborators was given, along with effort gone into the grant
      • What SHIELD is and how it can be used, noting that this instrument is for faster networks, was explained
      • The types of research being done that require the NIH grant, noting that ACER will be the governing group, were listed
      • Discussion on the rate structure for SHIELD and how it will be sustained
  • Subcommittees
    • Institutional Stewardship of Data
      • A desire to bring policy proposals back to the Research Committee for comment in a way that could be accurately communicated to researchers was mentioned
    • ACER
      • A brief background on ACER was given, noting the highlights of HPC growth over the past five years
      • The impact HPC has had on the university, along with funding issues and future funding options, were mentioned
  • Old Business
    • HUBzero
      • An update will be given at the next meeting
    • Cambridge Structural Database
      • Getting in contact with the providers of the Cambridge Structural Database for more information was suggested
  • New Business
    • Research Needs for EPIC Electronic Health Records
      • Suggested that the university is switching from SERNER to EPIC
      • Suggested that the committee reach out with their research needs that are not currently being met so they can be articulated to EPIC
      • Challenges had by other vendors were mentioned, noting that those concerns/issues have been resolved
    • Email Sent to OVCR Inviting to Committee Will Follow-Up
      • An email sent to the OVCR inviting her to attend a future Research committee meeting was mentioned
      • The committee chair is also in the process of recruiting new committee members for vacant bylaw roles