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Updates to the GMAS Current and Pending Support Excel Download

The GMAS Current and Pending Support (C&P) Excel download has been updated to include the next 24 months of effort commitments on each award and each pending project.

The addition of 2 years of commitment data will be helpful in completing a sponsor’s “Current and Pending” or “Other Support” documents by providing a forward look at faculty commitments to sponsors over time as documented in GMAS. The C&P download will help answer questions such as “If a proposal starts...

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New Payroll Journal Entry Tool

A new tool, called GL-PCR (or PCR, short for General Ledger Payroll Cost Redistribution) was created inside of Oracle to support the Payroll Flux Reporting. Effective for FY22, July 1, 2021,  this new tool will replace all standard journal entries that were historically done either manually or through ADI for salary transactions. In this tool, as payroll adjustments are made, it will pull all the details from the original transactions in the data warehouse and attach the adjustment  to the original transaction(s).  

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Update on Proposals in Research.gov

Please see following announcement from NSF regarding Research.gov:

Dear Colleagues:

Effective March 22, the National Science Foundation (NSF) enabled three new proposal types in the Research.gov Proposal Submission System and in the recently launched Research.gov Proposal Preparation Demo Site. These are the Facilitation Awards for Scientists and Engineers with Disabilities (FASED), Equipment, and Travel proposal types. New automated compliance checks and associated error and warning messages for these proposal...

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Spring 2021 virtual REACH Foundations 102 Course applications are due Friday March 19th

Are you a current Harvard employee with 3-6 years' experience in research administration or a related field? Would you like to learn more about sponsored projects administration at Harvard? If so, apply for our Spring 2021 Virtual REACH Foundations 102 Program
This virtual program is designed towards providing a strong comprehension of grants administration issues from multiple perspectives. Through...

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

Dear Research Administrators, 
We wanted to take a moment to remind you about some of the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register. 

SRAI Live Webinar - New International Privacy Regulations and Their Impact on Research

Date/Time/Location: March 17th, 2021 / 2:00pm-3:00pm / Live Virtual Webinar

Description: The European Union has grabbed headlines and attention with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), however, around the globe numerous countries from China to Thailand to...

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Upcoming Training Opportunities

Dear Research Administrators, 
We wanted to take a moment to tell you about some of the upcoming training opportunities. Please see below for session details and how to register. 

Overview of Sponsored Programs Administration Training

Date/Time/Location: March 18th, 2021 / 10:00am-3:00pm / Live Virtual Training

Description: The Sponsored Projects Overview is the foundation of the University Research Administration Training Team’s (URATT) course offerings. This full day session, offered quarterly, involves facilitation and...

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Spring 2021 virtual REACH Foundations 102 Course application will open March 8th

Are you a current Harvard employee with 3-6 years' experience in research administration or a related field? Would you like to learn more about sponsored projects administration at Harvard? If so, apply for our Spring 2021 Virtual REACH Foundations 102 Program

This virtual program is designed towards providing a strong comprehension of grants administration issues from multiple perspectives....

Read more about Spring 2021 virtual REACH Foundations 102 Course application will open March 8th

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