11 easy steps to initiate and run a UCARE project/study
Step 1: UCAREs who want to apply to run a project should check on the website for ongoing, past, and approved projects in preparation. Project applications are reviewed, approved and assigned to project leaders on a first come first serve basis.
Step 2: Send a proposal to the UCARE OFFICE (see template)
Step 3: The UCARE OFFICE sends it out to the Scientific Advisory Board
Step 4: Board decision (if the decision is no: there’ll be an invitation to revise, reject; if yes: ok/suggestions for improvement, and the Board will nominate a responsible UCARE Steering Committee project advisor a USCPA)
Step 5: The UCARE Scientific Advisory Board informs the UCARE Office of their decision, and if the decision is yes, of the USCPA
Step 6: The UCARE Office informs the applicant
Step 7: The applicant / project leader, together with the USCPA, initiates the project
Step 8: The project leader, with the USCPA, invites UCAREs to participate (UCARE office is cc on all communication)
Step 9: The project leader reports on the project’s progress as outlined in the proposal to the UCARE office
Step 10: The project is completed and report or publication is sent to the UCARE office
Step 11: CURE criteria for authorship apply and UCARE is acknowledged. The publication is posted on the UCARE website
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