Posts Tagged ‘Research Administration’

Changes coming to NIH progress reports

OHSU is participating in a pilot reporting program for the NIH. This won’t impact many of you yet, except that two buttons will now be available for you to choose from in NIH Commons: eSNAP and RPPR (the new reporting system). Please select the eSNAP option, not RPPR. Deborah Golden-Eppelein, director of Research Grant & Contracts, has asked us to share the following message with you explaining the pilot and changes to the system. More … Read More

New processes for NIH Just-in-Time information

If you’ve recently logged into NIH Commons looking for updates, you may have noticed a new Just-in-Time link appearing in your account. This link is a reminder that there have been changes to the business processes for JIT information—changes that will shift our thinking and practice around JIT. Basically, this link appears for ALL applications 24 hours after the priority score is released, regardless of score or likelihood of funding. (That is one change.) However, … Read More

Sign up for RDA 101, April 26

Whether you’re new to OHSU Research, or are looking for a more complete picture of the role that Research Development and Administration (RDA) plays to support research excellence at OHSU, we welcome you to join us! RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration familiarizes new research support staff and others to RDA units and their services. Department Administrators, Research Assistants, Research Administrators, Clinical Research Coordinators, Administrative Support Staff and any other Research Mission staff are welcome … Read More

Enrollment open: Essentials of Grant Administration, May 1 & 8

Research Administration Training & Education (RATE) is launching a new course this spring specifically designed for research support staff who coordinate sponsored project funding. The course, Essentials of Grant Administration, is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of grant administration at OHSU from the very first steps of finding funding all the way to close-out and publishing. This “soup to nuts” course runs for two Tuesdays, May 1 and May 8, progressing from initiation to … Read More

IACUC recognized at OHSU-wide service excellence ceremony

Last week, the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) Administrative Team—Barbara Cox, Bill Dale, Leta Guptill, Scott Huff, Joanie Phillips, Odessa Riley, Wendy Stang, and Phil Streeter—were recognized with a Golden Rose Award. Only a handful of OHSU employees receive a Golden Rose Award each month for going above and beyond to provide excellent service. Way to go, IACUC! Know a researcher or research staff member who you think deserves recognition? Visit the Golden … Read More

Enroll now: InfoEd training, April 24

If you are required to submit your grant application through InfoEd to, please consider attending this hands-on course on April 24 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the BICC Library. Since the federal government has transitioned to electronic submission of grant applications through, proposals are submitted using either InfoEd or Adobe forms. OHSU uses InfoEd for most NIH, CDC or AHRQ proposals that require electronic submission. Eventually, all proposals which can be … Read More

NIH Regional Seminars in Indianapolis and Washington, DC

This year’s NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration are being held April 16-18, 2012 in Indianapolis, IN, and June 20-22, 2012 in Washington, DC. (As you may recall, one of these conferences was held in Portland back in 2010.) Both new and seasoned administrators, researchers, students, and grant writers are invited to attend—although many sessions are designed for individuals who are new to NIH grants. Sample topics for this year include: After … Read More

Enroll Now: Grant Administration Classes, March 20 & 22

Two areas of grant administration are being addressed this week in courses from Research Administration Training & Education (RATE). Enroll now by visiting the RATE web page. Training Grants & Fellowships – Tuesday, March 20 Clinical Trials Pre and Post-Award Administration – Thursday, March 20 Training Grants & Fellowships offers an overview of the pre-award steps, guidance on using the xTrain module, and a practical understanding of the post award project management of training grants … Read More

Effort Reporting and Salary Cap Classes at West Campus

Enrollment is now open for “Effort Reporting” and “DHHS Salary Cap” at West Campus on Tuesday, March 6. Attendees of Effort Reporting will gain a detailed understanding of why and how we maintain this important process. The “nuts and bolts” guide to the DHHS Salary Cap course covers the history and regulations, including the December 2011 changes, and translates those into practical applications, specifically pertaining to salary distribution, cost sharing and certifying effort. More information about these … Read More

New electronic submission process for NIH administrative supplements

If you subscribe to the NIH RSS feed, you may have noticed that starting this week, administrative supplements are being communicated in the funding opportunity announcement (FOA) format, not in the traditional NIH notice format. In conjunction with the FOA format change, the NIH has begun accepting administrative supplements electronically. As originally described in NOT-OD-12-024, if the activity code of your parent award requires electronic submission, you may now submit your administrative supplement requests online, … Read More

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