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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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Horizon H2020 and Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)

Horizon H2020 and Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA)
Harvard University
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, the Bray Room
77 Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Thursday, March 7th, 2019
9:30am – 12:30pm

 

Harvard Global, Harvard’s Office for Sponsored Programs and the Agency for the Promotion of European Research (APRE) are pleased to invite you to attend a half-day seminar on the European Commission’s current funding programme, Horizon H2020, future funding under Horizon Europe, and a presentation on Marie Skłodowska Curie...

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Upcoming Training Opportunity: REACH 102 (formally Intermediate) Program Application Cycle Opens Monday 2/11

REACH Foundations 102 (formally REACH Intermediate) Spring 2019 Application Cycle

Date: Application cycle will open Monday, February 11th, 2019

Description: The Research Excellence in Administration Certificate at Harvard program, a University-wide sponsored research training series for research administrators, will be accepting applications for the Spring 2019 offering...

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New Research Data Management Website

The new Harvard Research Data Management website provides important information and guidance on a variety of Harvard resources that we hope will help students, faculty, researchers, and administrators share, analyze, preserve, and store research data. Whether the data was created at Harvard, accessed from a repository, or provided by a collaborator, this new site is a useful source of tools and tips for effectively managing your data. For more information, please contact... Read more about New Research Data Management Website

Updated Software Accounting Policy

Will you be designing or purchasing software or datasets with research funds? How about using Software or Cloud Hosting Solutions? The Software Accounting Policy (previously called Accounting for Internally-Developed Software) has been updated with an effective date of 1/1/19. The policy defines when costs for purchased and internally-developed software or cloud-hosting arrangements must be capitalized....

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New Guidance for Foreign Awards Paid in Foreign Currency

The Office for Sponsored Programs recently developed some guidance for schools that have foreign awards issued to Harvard University in foreign currency. This guidance is meant to help schools minimize losses due to foreign currency fluctuations. If you have any foreign awards in foreign currency, please take a minute to review this guidance. Contact your local sponsored research office and/or OSP with any questions. Read the guidance here: ...

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