Research Administration

New equipment and environment monitoring will soon be available for research labs

OHSU Research Development and Administration has been engaged in a year-long project to improve the equipment and environment monitoring in research labs: They’ve been working with lab staff and managers of departments, centers and institutes, Environmental Health and Radiation Safety, ITG, and Facilities to test three different systems. They are now ready to deploy a reliable, tested, and flexible system that you can tailor to the needs of your lab. Even better: they are determined … Read More

Training grants class for research administrators, Mar. 24

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering a three-hour course on Training Grants and Fellowships this month. The course offers a practical understanding of pre- and post-award project management and processes involved in supporting training grants and fellowships, from preparing tables to processing a termination notification and including a brief tour of eRA Commons xTrain. Instructors include staff from RDA units as well as a representative of the T32 Administrators group. Training grants and fellowships course Tuesday, Mar. 24 … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB upgrade RNI

eIRB Upgrade: Reportable New Information (RNI) Presented by Andrea Seykora, assistant research integrity officer Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2015 2 to 3 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   The new eIRB system will handle reporting of Unanticipated Problems and Protocol Deviations through a single pathway called “Reportable New Information (RNI).” In addition, the OHSU IRB is revising its policy on what items will require investigators to submit a report. This brown bag session will introduce … Read More

PCORI adopts peer-review process

On Feb. 24, the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Board of Governors adopted a process for primary research peer-review and results-posting as a key part of a broader dissemination and implementation plan. The process is designed to balance the challenges of ensuring the timely release of research results while also assessing their scientific integrity. Key elements of the new process include: Study registration guidelines Clinical trial study results submission guidelines Final report requirements and composition … Read More

IRB Brown Bag Special Series: eIRB Upgrade Mods & CRQs

eIRB Upgrade: Mods & CRQs Presented by Dave Holmgren, IRB manager Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium   This Brown Bag will provide an overview and demonstration of the modification and continuing review submission processes in the new eIRB system. You will see the new modification and continuing review questionnaires and learn how the new system improves upon the current process.

Changes to NSF’s online portal (FastLane) scheduled for Jan. 26

On Jan. 26, 2015, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will implement changes in FastLane to support the revised version of the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) and to run additional automated compliance checks on proposals. A revised PAPPG was issued on Nov. 20, 2014, which incorporates OMB’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (Uniform Guidance), as well as other policy updates. The following changes will be made … Read More

Research Administration Information Network monthly meeting, Jan. 15

After a brief winter break, the Research Administration Information Network (RAIN) monthly meeting returns Thursday, Jan. 15, starting at 9:30 a.m. to connect you with the latest announcements, updates, and news from research administration at OHSU. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. All are welcome to attend either in person at OHSU Hospital, 8th floor auditorium (8B60), via West Campus videoconferencing, or through the live stream broadcast. This month’s agenda and slides will be posted on … Read More

InfoEd and OGA classes offered Jan. 14

  Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) offers a number of courses for the OHSU research community. On the calendar for next week: OGA and InfoEd. InfoEd 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 (OPAM). The electronic Proposed Project Questionnaire (ePPQ) is completed within InfoEd for both grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions. Walk step-by-step through the process of creating and routing an … Read More

Office of Proposal and Award Management holiday hours

OHSU’s Office of Proposal and Award Management (OPAM) will be closed the following days: Dec. 24, 26 and 31, and Jan. 2. If you need an emergency signature/grant submission, please contact the following individuals: Dec. 24 and 25 26: contact Aric Dutelle at dutelle@ohsu.edu Dec. 31 and Jan. 2: contact Nancy Duncan at duncanna@ohsu.edu Corrected on December 22, 2014.

OHSU Researchers: New Subrecipient Commitment Form

More news from OPAM: The new Subrecipient Commitment Form is complete and can be found on the Research Development & Administration Forms Page,   with accompanying guidance.  As discussed at several RAIN presentations, this new form will replace the Letter of Intent currently required for grant proposal submissions that include outgoing subaward agreements.  Currently, most other institutions are using a version of this form;  it is considered an industry standard and is expected by many sponsors … Read More

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