Past Events

  • 2019 Aug 15

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Jefferson Laboratory (17 Oxford Street), Room 356

    Description: This Cost Transfer session will focus on the role of the Cost Transfer Authorized Approver. This class will include a review of Harvard's Cost Transfer Policies and Procedures, the responsibilities of approvers, identifying requirements and best practices for approval, and cost transfer resources. Attendees will participate in group discussions and work through examples and case studies.

    Audience: Anyone Responsible for review and approval of cost transfers.

    Instructor: Christyne Anderson, Manager, Training &...

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  • 2019 Aug 12

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Landmark Center, 3rd Floor, Room 5

    Description: This Cost Transfer session will focus on the role of the Cost Transfer Authorized Approver. This class will include a review of Harvard's Cost Transfer Policies and Procedures, the responsibilities of approvers, identifying requirements and best practices for approval, and cost transfer resources. Attendees will participate in group discussions and work through examples and case studies.

    Audience: Anyone Responsible for review and approval of cost transfers.

    Instructor: Christyne Anderson, Manager, Training &...

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  • 2019 Aug 08

    Justification and Supporting Documentation Webex Training

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Live Webex Training (online only)

    Description: This webex is will focus on analyzing and identifying documentation that provides strong support for costs on sponsored awards. The webex will review two aspects of providing proper support: the justification for costs and supporting documentation. Through sample comparison, participants will be able to answer; What makes a justification strong? What makes a weak justification? What support is needed to add value? What is appropriate documentation to support the justification?

    Audience: Research administrators and anyone transacting on sponsored...

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  • 2019 Jul 25

    Overview of Sponsored Projects Administration Training

    10:00am to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Countway Library, 5th Floor, Room 503 (Ballard 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 lifecycle, regulatory compliance, and also provides resources and contacts for future use. Workshop attendance is limited to 40.

    Intended audience: Staff members with less than one year of experience in research...

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  • 2019 Jul 24

    SRA Live Webinar: The False Claims Act and Guidance for All Institutions

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 1414 Massachusetts Ave, 5th Floor, Room 561

    Description: The False Claims Act (FCA) provides for treble damages plus penalties and is the principal enforcement mechanism used by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to pursue civil fraud perpetrated against the government. This webinar provides an overview and introduction to the FCA, as well as information that will help individuals, universities, companies and organizations understand and mitigate their risk under the FCA. It will also discuss protections and rights afforded to whistleblowers that all institutions should be aware of. Finally, it will take a...

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  • 2019 Jul 23

    NCURA Live Webinar: NDAs, MTAs, And Other Ancillary Agreements - The Basics

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Jefferson Laboratory (17 Oxford Street), Room 356

    Description: During the lifecycle of a sponsored project, other documents besides the proposal and resulting award may be necessary.  At the proposal stage, you may want to exchange information under a Non-Disclosure Agreement.  In the course of performing the research itself, it may become necessary to share data, materials, or other resources with a partner.  To keep the project moving forward, it’s imperative to know the best way to facilitate such a transfer.  This webinar will examine the different types of ancillary research agreements, when and...

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  • 2019 Jul 18

    Cost Transfer Level Two Training

    Registration Closed 2:30pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Longwood Medical Area, Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC) Building, 1st Floor, Room 128

    Description: This Cost Transfer session will focus on the role of the Cost Transfer Authorized Approver. The class will include a review of Harvard's Cost Transfer Policies and Procedures, the responsibilities of approvers, identifying requirements and best practices for approval, and cost transfer resources. Attendees will participate in group discussions and work through examples and case studies.

    Audience: Anyone Responsible for review and approval of cost transfers.

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  • 2019 Jul 16

    NCURA Live Webinar: Federal And Institutional Efforts To Address Security Concerns And Foreign Threats To The Integrity Of The U.S. Research Enterprise

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, Jefferson Laboratory (17 Oxford Street), Room 356

    Description: Congress, the administration, and security and research funding agencies have expressed serious concerns about the increase in foreign state sponsored efforts to inappropriately access or replicate U.S. federally funded research data and information.  This includes proposed research, as a means to gain competitive advantage. The webinar will address concerns raised and actions taken to date by federal intelligence and research funding agencies.   It will also touch on current and pending legislation, pending inquiries and actions, and existing...

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  • 2019 May 21

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

    Registration Closed 2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 1033 Mass Ave, Floor M, Room M11

    Session Description: Learn about common types of organizational conflicts that arise in academic research settings. Topics include regulatory framework, federal acquisition regulations, Uniform Guidance, and considerations for reviewing conflict at Pre-Proposal/Proposal/Just-In-Time Award Stages.

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  • 2019 Apr 26

    GMAS Basics and Requests Training (Day 2)

    1:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Cambridge, 8 Story Street, Room B50 (Basement Computer Lab)

    Description: Brought to you by the University Research Administration Training Team, “GMAS Basics & Requests” will provide attendees with an introduction to Harvard’s Grants Management Application Suite (GMAS) and how it is used to manage sponsored projects.

    The following topics will be covered during this session:
    • Project creation using the request guided steps
    • How to route proposals for review and sign off
    • Review of all the request types available and guidance on when they should be used
    • Project security
    • Portfolio management tools

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