Research Administration

Effort certification and DHHS salary cap refresher training, Sept. 6

Do you need a refresher for coordinating effort certification or applying the Department of Health & Human Services salary cap? Join the Research Administration Training and Education program for an overview, examples, and discussion. Effort certification, salary cap refresher training Tuesday, Sept. 6 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, room 3181 (1B) Register in Compass Topics covered: Review of effort certification process and DHHS salary cap requirements Strategies and tools to ensure accurate, complete, and timely … Read More

InfoEd, Oracle Grants Accounting training, Sept. 8

Research Administration Training and Education offers a number of courses for the OHSU research community. Next on the calendar are InfoEd and Oracle Grants Accounting. InfoEd for grants.gov submissions Thursday, Sept. 8 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Biomedical Information Communication Center, room 120 Register in Compass. InfoEd’s Proposal Development module is required for preparing grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions that go through the Office of Proposal and Award Management. The electronic proposed project questionnaire is completed within InfoEd for … Read More

New course requirements for Responsible Conduct of Research

If you’re a researcher at OHSU, you know that the university and funders such as NIH require you to keep up to date in your knowledge of the responsible conduct of research. In the past, we used our in-house Big Brain tool and in-house courses. But as of May 1, 2016, RCR education has moved to the University of Miami’s CITI Program. The CITI Program meets NIH standards and is the standard for the majority … Read More

Limited submission funding process refresher

Faculty and departments have recently been asking “What should I do when I’m applying for a grant and I notice that only one application is accepted per institution?” To clarify what’s involved in identifying and applying for limited submission funding opportunities, the following information should help those of you who are new to the process and anyone else who may need a refresher. What is a limited submission? Limited submission funding opportunities are programs in … Read More

Planning for an animal facility emergency or disaster

Any research animal housed in an OHSU animal facility could eventually be affected by an emergency or disaster. New federal regulations require institutions to “establish a disaster plan in conjunction with the responsible investigators, taking into consideration both the priorities for triaging animal populations and the institutional needs and resources. Animals that cannot be relocated or protected from the consequences of the disaster must be humanely euthanized” (from The Guide for the Care and Use … Read More

OHSU researchers: Changes coming to the PI Eligibility Policy

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has revised the eligibility requirements for who can serve as a principal investigator at OHSU. The new policy merges two separate policies: the one that determines who can serve as a PI for sponsored projects (grants) and the one that determines who can serve as a PI for scientific protocols. Most importantly, the policy addresses OHSU’s new faculty appointment structure. The main functional change is that approval from … Read More

Export controls 101: Shipping, travel and collaboration, June 21

Get to know important rules and helpful resources by joining Export controls 101: Shipping, travel and collaboration Tuesday, June 21. In just one hour, you’ll learn to flag export controls concerns, and to quickly help your group navigate the ins and outs without stalling travel, shipment of materials and equipment, or scientific collaboration. Join OHSU Export Controls Officer Jen McCaw as she facilitates case studies and gives a tour of top resources. Export controls 101: Shipping, travel … Read More

Streamlined biosafety approval process goes live June 13

Do you perform research that requires approval from the Institutional Biosafety Committee? Good news! Beginning Monday, June 13, OHSU is implementing a new electronic Institutional Biosafety Committee (eIBC) submission system. Using this system, you will be able to electronically manage approval information, get real-time access to forms and protocol information, and track your approval status. The eIBC system tracks minimal protocol information to allow for reporting and maintenance of data required annually, such as biosafety cabinet information. The … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, June 16

If you’re planning to apply for a pre- or post-doctoral NRSA fellowship from the NIH in the near future, we encourage you to attend this workshop to learn about essential, non-research elements of your fellowship application. Topics covered include elements needed for an InfoEd proposal, how to develop a budget, how to manage reference letters, biosketches and PMCID numbers, and elements of a great training plan. This upcoming workshop is led by Rachel Dresbeck, Ph.D., director of … Read More

OHSU’s Responsible Conduct of Research courses changing to CITI Programs

OHSU Research Integrity has contracted with the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative at the University of Miami (CITI Program) to offer Responsible Conduct of Research training. The NIH-endorsed CITI Program at the University of Miami is a leading provider of research education content. Why the Change? OHSU’s RCR education hasn’t been updated in a number of years–yet the RCR environment is always changing. The CITI program accommodates these evolving changes–and in fact, it’s the standard RCR training for most academic … Read More

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