Conflict of Interest
In an effort to assure that research conducted under the auspices of Hofstra University is always of the highest integrity, and in response to regulations issued in in the mid-1990s by several federal agencies including the National Science Foundation, the National Institutes of Health and the U.S. Department of Education, Hofstra University established
- FPS #33a: Financial Conflict of Interest Policy in Relation to Sponsored Projects
- FPS #41: Policy for Dealing with and Reporting Possible Misconduct in Research
Related University policies include:
Grant applicants should become aware of the Conflict of Interest regulations and disclosure requirements of their potential sponsor prior to submission of a grant proposal. Disclosures associated with grant proposals should be made to the Office for Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) using the University's "Grant and Contract Proposal Internal Review Form" commonly known as the "blue sheet" which is available online or by calling the ORSP at extension 3-6810.
Following is a selection of Conflict of Interest policies for several of the more popular grant sponsors in academe: