Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 52.46
Liaison Andrew DeMelia
Submission Date May 11, 2022

STARS v2.2

Bryant University
IN-1: Academy-Industry Connections

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 0.00 / 0.50 Farokh Bhada
Assoc VP and Controller
Controller's Office
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Does the institution require that all significant consulting contracts be reported to a standing committee charged with reviewing and managing individual and institutional conflicts of interest?:
Yes

The policy language that requires that all significant consulting contracts be reviewed for conflicts of interest:

Bryant University has an internal policy that requires next level signature for all purchases, including consulting contracts. This is covered in the Purchasing Policy in Appendix 1 -- Signature Authorization Grid. All of these purchases are covered under an annual audit with a third party firm, as well.


Does the institution prohibit faculty, staff, students, postdoctoral fellows, medical residents, and other academic professionals from engaging in industry-led “ghostwriting” or “ghost authorship”?:
No

The policy language that prohibits industry-led “ghostwriting” or “ghost authorship”:
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Does the institution prohibit participation in sponsored research that restricts investigator access to the complete study data or that limits investigators’ ability to verify the accuracy and validity of final reported results?:
No

The policy language that prohibits sponsored research that restricts investigator access or verification:
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Does the institution ban confidential corporate research?:
No

The policy language that bans confidential corporate research:
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Website URL where information about the institution’s policies regarding industry-sponsored research is available:
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