Issues surrounding foreign influence and international activities in federally funded research has been an evolving topic, in which the U.S. government has shown increasing concern. With the heightened sensitivity on these issues nationally, we want to remind you of your obligations to report on international research and scholarly activities. 

The following resources can help you determine your disclosure obligations in the context of your international research partnerships and collaborations.

Guidance on Disclosure and Reporting Requirements for International Research Partnerships and Collaborations

New Guidance for Foreign Talent Programs

In anticipation of new regulatory requirements that will prohibit engagement in Maligned Foreign Talent Programs, the Conflicts of Interest (COI) Office has developed guidelines and updated the External Professional Activities Policy (EPA).

In addition, there are requirements to disclose a variety of other compensated and uncompensated international activities, listed here:


Further questions regarding disclosure and reporting of international activities can be addressed to the individuals below.

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Integrity and Ethics

Jeneane Braden

Associate Vice Chancellor for Finance and Sponsored Projects

Joseph M. Gindhart