Research Policies

The following policies govern research activities at South Dakota Mines.

South Dakota Mines Research Administration Policies

See also:  South Dakota Mines Policy Manual  

Policy IX-1 Distinguishing Between the Foundation, Sponsored Programs and Business Office as Administrator of External Funds
Policy IX-2 Inventions, Patents and Intellectual Property
Policy IX-03 Procurement of Major Scientific Equipment
Policy IX-04 Cost Sharing for Research and Other Sponsored Activity 
Policy IX-05 Facilities and Administrative Cost Recovery from State Agencies
Policy IX-06 Use of Release Time Funds
Policy IX-07 Authorization of Centers
Policy IX-08 Establishing Use Rates for Research Instrumentation
Policy IX-09 Center for Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Remote Sensing
Policy IX-10 Proposals for Sponsored Programs
Policy IX-11 Submission of Effort Reports for Sponsored Projects
Policy IX-12 Organizational Prior Approval System
Policy IX-13 Basic Cost Principles
Policy IX-14 Budget and Expenditure monitoring/Monthly Financial Reconciliation
Policy IX-15 Budgets Revisions
Policy IX-16 Cost Transfers
Policy IX-17 Delegation of Authority
Policy IX-18 Expenditure Approval
Policy IX-19 Records Retention
Policy IX-20 Training Requirement in Responsible Conduct of Research  
Policy IX-21 Export Control*

South Dakota Board of Regents Policies

More information at

SD BOR Policy Manual 4:32 Investigator Financial Disclosure
SD BOR Policy Manual 4:32:1 Public Health Service Investigator Financial Disclosure
SD BOR Policy Manual 4:35 Conflict of Interest

* See Research Procedures page for procedures related to specific policies.

Research Inquiries

For inquiries related to South Dakota Mines Research, contact:

Research Affairs

South Dakota Mines
501 E. St. Joseph Street
Vanderboom Laboratory for Entrepreneurial Research (V-LAB)
Rapid City, SD  57701

(605) 394-2493