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Winter Vollum Writing Class starts Jan. 7

The Vollum Writing Class is a 6-week professional science writing course open to OHSU graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty. This class uses short lectures, class discussion, and workshop-style writing assignments to help researchers learn to write better papers and grants. Topics include: The basic elements of good scientific writing style, including sentence and document structure Insight into scientific conventions regarding grammar, punctuation, and usage; Strategies for revising Dealing with writer’s block and time … Read More

INVENT Seminar Series: Kick-off with Dr. Albert Starr and Dr. Richard Wampler keynote, Jan. 7

Are you ready or interested in joining the next league of biomedical inventors and entrepreneurs? If so, please join us for INVENT, an educational program on bioscience innovation and entrepreneurship. Two keynote presentations and a series of weekly seminars will provide information on translating and commercializing discoveries in the health and life sciences. Attendance is free, and medical students, grad students, post-doc fellows, faculty, and members of the bioscience community are all encouraged to attend. … Read More

Post-award Focus: Federal Grants Management workshop, Dec. 10

There are still a few seats available in the upcoming Post–award Focus: Federal Grant Management workshop, where, through analysis of case studies, participants will consider the new OMB Uniform Guidance, the NIH Grants Policy Statement, “single-draw,” closeout rules, and OHSU forms and procedures. Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 1 to 4 p.m. CLSB Key course topics: Post-award roles and responsibilities Cost principles Prior approval Subrecipient monitoring Audit Ideally, participants will have completed Essentials of Grant Administration or have … Read More

Research Administration training and education: Effort Certification, DHHS Salary Cap

It seems like it was just yesterday that the previous Effort Certification cycle came to a close. The end of yet another effort cycle occurs on Dec. 31. Get a jump on your effort tracking and reporting process by considering these upcoming RATE classes: Effort Certification – Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014, 1  to 3 p.m. in CHH 3181 1B Examine not only the federal requirements that shape institutional policy but also details of OHSU’s Effort Certification procedure, including reporting frequency and … Read More

New Compass learning management system is now accepting class registrations

It’s October, and with the new month comes a new learning management system, Compass! Compass replaces the TrainingForce online registration system across OHSU, and those of us used to searching for classes in the old system will be happy to see a more user-friendly interface. All class enrollment formerly accessed through TrainingForce can now be found in Compass. This includes research-related learning opportunities from RATE’s Essentials of Grant Administration to CRBO’s eCRIS training. Users can … Read More

Applications for K12 PCOR fellowship due Sept. 15

Up to three scholar opportunities in patient-centered outcomes research are available for junior faculty members at OHSU through an Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality-funded K12 award. The learning experience features three core elements: a didactic education in patient-centered outcomes research, an individualized experiential plan, and a significant, mentored research experience. Scholars will receive salary support for a minimum of 75% FTE up to a maximum of $90,000 per year – with home departments paying … Read More

Training grants class for research administrators, Aug. 14

OHSU’s Research Administration Training and Education is offering a three hour course on Training Grants and Fellowships this month. This 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 & Fellowships August 14, 1 … Read More

Training: Go beyond the basics of grant management, June 11

There are still a few seats available in the upcoming intermediate class Post–award Focus: Federal Grant Management, which examines the management of federal grants. Through analysis of case studies, participants consider the new OMB Universal Guidance, the NIH Grants Policy Statement, “single-draw”, new closeout rules, and OHSU forms and procedures. Key course topics: Post-Award Roles & Responsibilities Cost Principles Prior Approval Subrecipient Monitoring Audit Prerequisite classes: Essentials of Grant Administration or equivalent experience, Oracle Grants Accounting Enroll using … Read More

OMSI seeks applicants for Science Communication Fellowship program

Looking for an opportunity to engage with the public and learn how to better communicate your science? The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry invitees OHSU faculty, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and research technicians to apply for their Science Communication Fellowship program. After participating in specialized training, fellows are certified by OMSI as current science ambassadors and skilled communicators. Fellows join OMSI in helping public audiences engage with science in meaningful and relevant ways. Tuition for the … Read More

Schedule for Research Week 2014 career development panels

Because they were so popular at Research Week last year, we’ve planned another series of career development panels that are designed to spark conversation between students, fellows, and faculty on topics like developing a good relationship with your mentor, finding a job, and surviving grad school. OHSU Researchers from all disciplines are welcome to attend. So you want to be an entrepreneur? Monday, May 5, 3 to 4 p.m., OHSU Auditorium This interactive discussion will … Read More

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