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Suite Outage Scheduled Friday, May 7 at 7:00pm ET to Saturday, May 8 at 7:00am ET, Impacting OAIR, ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, and Data Safety

April 15, 2021

The research administration and compliance suite of applications, including OAIR, ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, and Data Safety will be unavailable from Friday, May 7 at 7:00pm ET until Saturday, May 8 at 7:00am ET to complete a minor upgrade, with enhancements to some SmartForm views, notifications, and background activities (view release notes for details).

Please contact the application help desk with any questions:

  • Outside Activity and...
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Suite Outage Scheduled for Friday, February 26 from 6:00pm ET – 11:30pm ET, Impacting OAIR, ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, and Data Safety

February 19, 2021

The research administration and compliance suite of applications, including OAIR, ESTR-IRB, Agreements-DUA, and Data Safety will be unavailable on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 6:00pm ET – 11:30pm ET to complete minor updates, impacting only a background activity in ESTR-IRB and submission processing in OAIR (view release notes for details).

Please contact the application help desk with any questions:

  • Outside Activity and Interest Reporting...
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Upcoming Outages to Support Launch of Outside Activities and Interest Reporting (OAIR): January 14 and January 22-23

January 8, 2021

The research administration and compliance team is excited to announce the addition of a new Outside Activities and Interest Reporting (OAIR) application to the suite. OAIR consolidates financial conflict of interest (fCOI) and outside activities reporting and replaces several legacy applications, becoming the system of record for information regarding relevant equity holdings, ownership, fiduciary relationships, and relationships that constitute outside professional activities.

For more information about OAIR, including job aids and information about upcoming training...

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Agreements-DUA and Data Safety Unscheduled Maintenance Outage - Dec 23 6:00pm ET - Dec 24 9:00am ET

December 23, 2020
Agreements-DUA and Data Safety will be unavailable during unscheduled maintenance on Wednesday, December 23 from 6:00pm ET until 9:00am ET on Thursday, December 24 (note that this is an extension of a prior outage notification). Please contact duahelp@harvard.edu or rshelp@harvard.edu with any questions. Read more about Agreements-DUA and Data Safety Unscheduled Maintenance Outage - Dec 23 6:00pm ET - Dec 24 9:00am ET

DUA-Agreements and Data Safety Upgrade: Friday, October 23 at 5:00 PM until Monday, October 26 at 5:00 AM

October 1, 2020

The Agreements and Data Safety support teams announce the fall release for October 23. This configuration release brings minor enhancements to support Data Use Agreement review and enhancements to the Data Safety SmartForm, activities, and workspaces.

The DUA-Agreements and Data Safety applications will be unavailable from Friday, October 23 at 5:00 PM until Monday, October 26 at 5:00 AM to allow for system updates.

A complete list of items included in this upgrade can be found in the...

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HRDSP Partial Roll-out May 15, with Agreements-DUA and Data Safety Upgrade May 29-June 1

May 12, 2020

HRDSP Partial Roll-out-May 15

Starting May 15th 2020, the University will be implementing a partial rollout of the updated Research Data Security Policy (HRDSP) Guidance.  Please visit the Harvard Research Data Management website for additional information on how this may impact Agreement or Data Security review.

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Data Safety Launch and Agreements Upgrade December 5

November 8, 2019

December 5 is the soft launch of the new Data Safety Application!

 

The research administration and compliance team has been working with the Office of the Vice Provost of Research and Harvard University Information Technology to develop a Data Safety system to support the review and implementation of research data management plans. The soft launch of the Data Safety application on December 5 will provide a period where...

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Agreements Update September 27

September 11, 2019

The Agreements support team is excited to announce the details of the fall configuration release. The release includes a number of enhancements and fixes to better support the user community.

Agreements was unavailable from Friday, September 27 at 6:00 pm ET to Saturday, September 28 at 11:30 pm to allow for the upgrade.

View the detailed...

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Agreements System Changes Coming Soon!

August 9, 2019

The Agreements support team is working on a configuration release, planned for this fall.  Please visit the Agreements Support site to view information about the timing of the changes and details regarding what is included in the release, as updates are available.

With this release, Harvard plans to add configurations to support Data Use Agreement review.  Release highlights include:

  • Minor SmartForm revisions;...
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