Events

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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BILAT USA 4.0 Horizon 2020 Workshops in September and October

Bilat USA 4.0 is hosting an upcoming workshop series about opportunities for U.S. scholars and researchers to participate in Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research program.

In addition to hands-on training in finding and applying for funding opportunities for U.S. institutions, these workshops will provide an overview of how to participate in Horizon 2020, Horizon 2020 agreements and complexities, and additional resources for US-EU research collaboration. The workshop will feature faculty (research administrators) who have successfully applied for and...

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June 6th Event: Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure and Protect the Atlantic Ocean

Date: 6 June 2018, 10am-2:30pm
Location: Woodrow Wilson Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004

On 6th June 2018, a celebratory event entitled “Transatlantic Research Cooperation to Treasure and Protect the Atlantic Ocean” will be held in the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. Celebrating 20 years of the EU-US Science and Technology Agreement and 5 years of EU-US marine research cooperation, this event brings together European and US representatives of industry, science and policy to identify the best ways for science to help us treasure and...

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GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Information Session

On May 26, 2018, a new law in the European Union (EU) went into effect with the purpose of protecting data privacy. The law, entitled General Data Protection Regulation, is commonly referred to as GDPR.

Harvard has been preparing for the implementation of this legislation and is offering an overview for the research community of what is covered by this regulation, the impacts, and implementation plans. The session will be presented by Mark Barnes and David Peloquin of Ropes & Gray.

The University Wide Research Administrators Session will be:

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July Training Opportunity: NCURA Webinars

This is a reminder about the upcoming NCURA webinars that the Office for Sponsored Programs will be live streaming this month. This session is open to all research administration staff.

NCURA Webinar - Single IRB Under the NIH Policy and Revised Common Rule

 

Date: Monday 07/10/2017
Time: 2:00-3:30pm
Location: Cambridge, Northwest Science Building, Room B101

Description: The panelists will provide an overview of the requirements of the NIH Policy on the Use of a Single IRB (sIRB) for Multi-Site Research,...

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5/23 NCURA Live Webinar: Overview of the New Research Terms and Conditions

On Tuesday, May 23rd  from 2-3 p.m., NCURA will provide a live webinar explaining the new Research Terms and Conditions (RTCs) intended to implement the Uniform Guidance (2 CFR 200) and issued on March 14th, 2017 by the National Science and Technology Council’s Research Business Models Interagency Working Group. The RTCs are now available for use by federal agencies when issuing research awards.

If you would like to attend the webinar, please...

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Upcoming Training Opportunity, NSF Proposal Submission Modernization (PSM) Webinar

You are invited to participate in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Electronic Research Administration (ERA) Forum Webinar on March 15, 2017 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. ET

The purpose of the Forum is to gather individual opinions and perspectives around NSF ERA activities. The topic of the third ERA Forum will be NSF’s Proposal Submission Modernization (PSM) initiative. This Forum will specifically focus on Sponsored Projects Office (SPO) and Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) access and activities.

OSP is offering the...

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Subrecipient Monitoring and the OBI Subagreements Dashboard

The Uniform Guidance, specifically §200.331, requires pass-through entities to evaluate each subrecipient's risk of noncompliance in order to determine the appropriate monitoring level and to monitor the activities of subrecipient organizations to ensure that the subaward is in compliance with applicable Federal statutes and regulations and the terms of the subaward. One effective way to regularly monitor subaward progress is to routinely review and reconcile subaward expenditures to compare them to the overall sub budget and determine if the rate of spending is appropriate...

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Additional OBI Grants Management training opportunities added!

The grants management suite of reports in CREW sunsets December 1st, so if you manage grants at Harvard or a Harvard affiliate you'll want to become familiar with the OBI Grants Management dashboards before then. However, if you have not yet attended an OBI Grants Management dashboard training, you’re in luck! We have added two additional training sessions in November to meet your training needs.  There will also be monthly sessions held in December, January, and February.  Please check out the...

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