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NSPIRES Release 7.1

News from NSPIRES:

A significant upgrade to NSPIRES is planned on Saturday June 15. This upgrade will include a new layout and look to the web site. This is a first step in the major improvements planned for the NSPIRES web site as a result of the system refresh activities.

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NCURA Live Webinar: Conflicts of Interests: What are they? And what to do with them?

OSP will be hosting a webinar in the Cambridge area. This webinar titled “Organizational Conflicts of Interests: What are they? And what to do with them? will be streamed from 2:00pm-3:30pm at 1033 Mass Ave. For more information and how to register, please see the session description contained below.

Date: Tuesday, May 21st, 2019

Time: 2:00pm-3:30pm

Location: Cambridge, 1033 Mass Ave, Room M11

Presenters: Mary R. Lee, Director, University Conflicts of Interest Program, Stanford University...

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Upcoming Training Opportunity: ECRT Basics Training

Dates/Times/Locations: Wednesday, April 17th, 9:30am-12:00pm, Cambridge, 8 Story Street, Room B50 (Basement computer lab / Tuesday, April 23rd, 9:30am-12:00pm, LMA, Countway Library, L-025 (Basement computer lab)

Description: This course will introduce department administrators to effort reporting and the electronic effort reporting and certification system (ecrt), which allows...

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Revised Independent Contractor Policy

The Independent Contractor (IC) Policy has been revised with an effective date of 7/1/19 (with early adoption encouraged). The updated version has stream-lined the questionnaire and provides guidance and clarification on roles and responsibilities and when and how to classify an individual as an employee or independent contractor. Expanded training materials have also been created to help hiring departments, Human Resources and Finance Offices property classify and pay these individuals.

The current policy is posted on the ...

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Upcoming Training Opportunity: Last Chance to Register for the Overview of Sponsored Programs Training

Overview of Sponsored Programs Administration Training

Date/Time/Location: Monday, March 18th, 9:30am-4:00pm, Cambridge, Lamont Library, Forum Room

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 participants from across the University, covers basic information on Harvard research administration policies, procedures, the award...

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