Research Administration

Launching a portal to streamline research services at the DCM

Announcing a single portal for animal research: DCM Operations The Department of Comparative Medicine will be transitioning to a web-based system for research-associated tasks. The centralized system is designed to improve the efficiency of DCM so that researchers can spend more time on research and less time on paperwork. A platform that is familiar to the research community The new system, DCM-OPS, is based on the same Huron Click™ platform as the IRB, IBC and IACUC … Read More

Clinical trials administration reorganized to speed processes

Shortening clinical trials contract turnaround by 20 percent—that is the goal of the new Clinical Research Support Office (CRSO). Processes for study staff and investigators will be simplified over time, and the institutional support functions are being brought under a single umbrella. The new structure, launched on July 3, will streamline communications and functions across administrative units and offices, including clinical trials contracting, clinical research billing, and the clinical trials management system. The contracting triage function will … Read More

Upcoming class: Introduction to Research Administration, July 13

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) connects the research community with workplace learning and offers classes for research administrators and others who support research at OHSU. RDA 101 provides a big-picture overview of research administration. Meet Research Development and Administration unit leaders, tour valuable web resources, and meet face-to-face with your contacts in OPAM, IRB, TTBD, and others. RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, July 13 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Center for Health & Healing, CHH 3070, room 4 The … Read More

Outgoing Subawards: Best practices, West Campus, June 27

Does your research department subcontract with third parties for projects or programs? Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) offers a number of learning opportunities at South Waterfront, Marquam Hill and West Campus locations. In June, we are offering Outgoing Subawards: Best practices. Outgoing Subawards: Best practices Tuesday, June 27 1 to 2 p.m. VGTI Conference Room, 1st floor West Campus Meet the Sub-out team and gain insight into best practices for development and administration of subawards. Course … Read More

Applying for foundation funding? Check out the President’s List!

Just a friendly reminder that if you plan to submit a grant to a foundation or corporation on the OHSU President’s List, you are required to submit a Notice of Intent form to the OHSU Foundation. The purpose of the President’s List is to ensure that OHSU maintains coordinated communication with these organizations. Additionally, some organizations are reserved for top institutional priorities as determined by senior OHSU leadership. Things to keep in mind: If you’re … Read More

Reminder: RCR and human subjects training deadline, May 31

Last July, OHSU announced changes in training requirements for the Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and protection of human subjects. With the university’s transition to the CITI Program, all researchers who completed their training more than three years ago in the Big Brain system are now being asked to complete updated training through CITI by May 31, 2017. The CITI Program meets NIH standards and is utilized by the majority of academic institutions in the U.S. … Read More

NRSA application workshop: Technical components, June 20

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 Johanna Colgrove, coordinator of the … Read More

Upcoming Research Administration Training and Education classes

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) offers a number of workplace learning resources for the OHSU research community. RATE classes and other research-related workplace learning can be found on the RATE O2 site. Besides RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration which is being held this week at the South Waterfront, this season’s classes continue through June. Consider joining us for these topics: Federal Grants Management Wednesday, May 31 1 to 4 p.m. Center for Health and Healing, 3070 … Read More

Outgoing Subawards session: Best practices, March 14

Does your research department subcontract with third parties for projects or programs? Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) offers a number of learning opportunities including the Outgoing Subawards series. Coming up in March: Outgoing Subawards: Best practices Tuesday, March 14 2 to 3 p.m. Center for Health and Healing 3171, room 1A Meet the Sub-out team and gain insight into best practices for development and administration of subawards. The course covers topics including required documents and … 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

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