Overall Rating Reporter
Overall Score
Liaison Christine Ferrer
Submission Date March 4, 2022

STARS v2.2

Tarlac Agricultural University
IN-1: Academy-Industry Connections

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Complete Reporter
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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:
Employees hired under Contract of Service or Job Order shall not carry with it any vested right to reappointment or renewal of contract much less to security of tenure of office, nor said contract be construed as a continuation of a previous employment of the same person to the same position. Each contract of service to undertake a specific work shall be treated as a separate contract of employment.

Does the institution prohibit faculty, staff, students, postdoctoral fellows, medical residents, and other academic professionals from engaging in industry-led “ghostwriting” or “ghost authorship”?:
Yes

The policy language that prohibits industry-led “ghostwriting” or “ghost authorship”:
ARTICLE 5 of TAU Code. PERMIT TO PRACTICE PROFESSION OUTSIDE OF THE UNIVERSITY Section 1. Unless otherwise provided by law, no employee of the University shall engage directly or indirectly in private business or profession without a written permission from the University President and approval of the Board of Regents. Section 2. If an employee is granted permission to engage in outside activities, the time devoted outside of office hours should be fixed by the University President so that it will not impair in any way the efficiency of the officer or employee nor poses a conflict or tend to conflict with official functions.

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?:
Yes

The policy language that prohibits sponsored research that restricts investigator access or verification:
ARTICLE 5 of TAU Code. PERMIT TO PRACTICE PROFESSION OUTSIDE OF THE UNIVERSITY Section 1. Unless otherwise provided by law, no employee of the University shall engage directly or indirectly in private business or profession without a written permission from the University President and approval of the Board of Regents. Section 2. If an employee is granted permission to engage in outside activities, the time devoted outside of office hours should be fixed by the University President so that it will not impair in any way the efficiency of the officer or employee nor poses a conflict or tend to conflict with official functions.

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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Additional documentation to support the submission:
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