Research Capacity and Operations

 

Research Capacity and Operations supports the University of Miami community by providing systems, facilities and resources to facilitate the conduct and administration of research.

Research Capacity and Operations

Research Information Technology

This specialized team supports the University of Miami community by providing systems, facilities and resources to facilitate the conduct and administration of research, including:

  • Providing process improvement assistance for research administration and related areas
  • Configuring research application infrastructure to support administrative operations
  • Capturing process and information requirements from end-users and stakeholders
  • Developing training materials and end-user training on deployed functionality
  • Offering end-user support as needed
  • Tracking outcomes to improvement efforts
  • Maintaining quality assurance and data integrity

 The Research IT unit is responsible for:

  • Strategic planning, involving technology to achieve research enterprise goals
  • Process/Systems Analysis, Requirements Gathering, and Technology Evaluation
  • Information management including optimization of the acquisition, storage, retrieval, and use of information
  • Research and Clinical Informatics
  • Software Development, Maintenance, Configuration, Documentation, QA, and Testing
  • Research system-to-system interfacing, integration, and workflows
  • End-user support
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Department of Veterinary Resources

The animal research program at the University of Miami encompasses three UM campuses (Medical, Coral Gables, and Marine & Atmospheric Science).  The Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR) is the unit responsible for the oversight and implementation of the animal care and use program.  The mission of the DVR is to advance knowledge and improve the health and well being of humans and animals through excellent service and support, research and teaching.

All activities are in compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations.  The Univerisity was granted full accreditation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC) in February 2005 and received its current re-accreditation November 8, 2016.  In addition, the University is licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and has filed a Letter of Assurance with the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which describes our animal care and use program.  

To contact the DVR, email us or call (305) 243-2310.

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