Informational Material and Training

Further materials to assist in grant development.

Qualitative Methods in Health Research (Opportunities and Considerations in Application and Review), Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research, National Institute of Health

Further training for grant submissions.

“Responsible Conduct of Research” training is required for NSF proposals.  It is also through the CITI website (  Information regarding this requirement can be found under Investigator Training and Policy Information under The Human Subjects Institutional Review Board section of this website.

A new requirement went into effect August 2012 requiring that investigators complete a mandatory Financial Conflict of Interest training before engaging in research funded by PHS.   The training is done on-line and takes about 30 minutes.   SJSU has engaged CITI for training delivery and it can be found on the CITI website The tutorial highlights the key Federal requirements for which the Investigator, SJSU, and NIH or other PHS-Funded agencies are accountable under the new regulation. This training must be completed before an award can be accepted.  See your Program Manager for more details.