Research Administration

NIH to host webinars on grant application submission and review, Nov. 5 & 6

The NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) is hosting two webinars for new NIH applicants, mentors, and grant administrators. This opportunity is designed to give participants insights into the application submission and peer review processes. The Nov. 5 webinar will focus on university research administrators. The webinar on Nov. 6 will focus on research project grants (R01s). Both sessions will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. PST, which includes a 30 minute Q&A period. The CSR experts will … Read More

Research Policy Board proposed to ease regulatory burden on research universities

More research administration news: If there’s one thing that political opponents in Washington DC can agree on, at least in theory, is that research is over-regulated. Study after study after study has shown that research faculty spend about 40% of their time performing administrative duties, many of which are related to research regulations (think effort reporting) that are perceived to get in the way of actual discovery–the thing that scientists are funded to actually spend … Read More

Updated pre-award service level understanding agreement in effect Oct. 6

It’s not novel. It’s not new. It’s just improved! The Office of Proposal and Award Management, with assistance from departmental representatives across OHSU, have arrived at an updated service level understanding (SLU) agreement. The updated SLU will go into effect Oct. 6, 2015. The purposes of the SLU are to: Describe the pre-award services to be provided by OPAM to research departments and units at OHSU Identify the performance expectations for the pre-award services offered … Read More

IRB brown bag special series: eIRB Upgrade demo, Sept. 24

eIRB Upgrade demo Presented by David Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Sept. 24 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium Are you involved with human subjects research? Come to the eIRB Upgrade demo! During this brown bag we will be giving an overall demonstration of the new eIRB system. You can see a quick overview of the differences and the initial applications, a presentation on modifications and CRQs and the new Reportable New … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, Oct. 5

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 workshop is led by Johanna Colgrove, M.D., Ph.D., program coordinator; … Read More

OHSU Research Safety Fair, Oct. 9

Environmental Health and Radiation Safety is hosting its annual Research Safety Fair. Please join us in this exciting event dedicated to enhance safety culture at OHSU. Research Safety Fair Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Richard Jones Hall Atrium and lecture halls 4340 and 4320 Food and drinks will be available. Don’t forget to stop by Portland Fire & Rescue’s hazmat truck located outside of RJH. Presentations 10 a.m.:  Fire extinguisher training, … Read More

Research Administration: Effort/salary cap refresher classes, Aug. 18 and 19

It’s been six months, and another effort period has come to a close. Do you need a refresher for coordinating effort certification or applying the DHHS salary cap? We would be delighted to help! The upcoming refresher includes a review. You are welcome to bring any specific questions or issues that need attention. Effort certification/salary cap refresher Tuesday, Aug. 18 2 to 4 p.m. Center for Health & Healing, 3171 1A or Wednesday, Aug. 19 10 a.m. t0 … Read More

New eIRB system launches Aug. 5

The launch of the new and improved eIRB system is right around the corner! The scheduled go live is set for Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. The new eIRB will help us support the rapidly growing research community at OHSU and maintain ahigh standards of compliance as a world class research institution. Starting Aug. 5, the new eIRB will open for new submissions only. At this time, all current studies will remain in the “old” system. … Read More

InfoEd upgrade July 20; booster sessions offered for current users

OHSU’s grant proposal and submission system, InfoEd, is getting a welcome upgrade this summer! System downtime is scheduled for July 20, after which, you’ll see significant improvements concerning the budgeting and personnel sections. To help current users adjust to these changes, we are offering InfoEd Booster sessions. One of these sessions will be recorded and posted online via Echo360 for anyone who isn’t able to join us on the following dates. InfoEd booster sessions: Tuesday, July 14, 10 a.m. … Read More

Research administration: Introduction to subawards, July 14

Does your department subcontract with third parties for research projects or programs? Are you curious to learn about subawards and subrecipients? Consider joining Office of Proposal and Award Management’s in-house experts as they provide a general overview on OHSU’s recently updated processes in handling outgoing subaward agreements. Overview of the subaward process Tuesday, July 14 12 to 1 p.m. Mackenzie Hall, room 2201 Thursday, July 30 12 to 1 p.m. West Campus, VGTI seminar room … Read More

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