Posts Tagged ‘Research Administration’

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

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

Upcoming class: RDA 101, Apr. 9

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. A great place to start whether you or your staff are new to OHSU Research or have been around a while is RDA 101. RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration Thursday, April 9 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Bancroft Building, room 131 Join us as we take a big-picture look at Research Administration. Meet RDA unit … 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

Special Characters in Grants: Not Yet

A note from the OHSU Office of Proposal and Award Management director, Deborah Golden-Eppelein: On January 30, 2015, NIH published the following in the NIH Guide:  Expanding Support of Unicode Character Set in Grant Applications Submitted after February 17, 2015.  In this notice, the NIH announced that Unicode characters such as Greek letters will be functional in after February 17. But OHSU investigators should NOT use these codes yet. might be able to handle … 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 Dec. 31 and Jan. 2: contact Nancy Duncan at 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

Important InfoEd information for OHSU researchers: changes to key personnel process

This just in from the OHSU Office of Proposal and Award Management: effective Monday, December 15th, if a proposal includes key personnel from a different department with at least 5% effort, it can be routed as Information Only to the key person, their department chair or unit head, and their dean or director. This is a significant change to the previous requirement  to route the proposal for Approval.  The Information Only route will notify individuals … Read More

RAIN is back from summer break

The Research Administration Information Network (RAIN) is back from its summer hiatus, with the latest announcements, updates, and news from research administration at OHSU. RAIN is a forum for research staff across the university who take part in aspects of research administration. At RAIN meetings, we deliver the latest information on NIH updates, award administration, learning opportunities, RDA staffing, and any other notable activity in research administration. Meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. All are welcome to attend either in person … Read More

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