Past Events

  • 2020 Oct 13

    SciENcv Info Session

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description: SciENcv is our best tool to help manage and generate your biosketch. It provides quick formatting of a researcher's biosketch using the required templates for NIH, NSF and other federal agencies. A user’s publication information, professional profile, institutional affiliations and more, are readily available to instantly produce an accurate up-to-date biosketch on demand. This online tutorial will provide:

    • Getting started with SciENcv
    • Assigning delegate access
    • Connecting publication lists
    • Linking SciENcv to...
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  • 2020 Sep 30

    NCURA Webinar: Foreign Influence Requirements Roundup: Agency by Agency Current Expectations Plus a Sneak Peek at What We Think is Coming (University-Wide)

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual Live Web Conference

    Description: With the wealth of information constantly coming out (or being promulgated) related to foreign influence issues, concerns – and requirements that agencies need to impose to address those concerns – it can be hard to keep up with what research administrators need to comply with. This webinar will be a pragmatic snapshot of the national picture, what requirements exist TODAY from various federal agencies related to foreign influence and related national security issues, and what is most likely (but no promises!) heading our way in the coming months. Some research...

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  • 2020 Sep 17

    Cost Transfer Level II Training

    9:30am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Virtual Live Web Conference

    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.

    Pre-Requisites: Review the Cost Transfer Policy,...

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  • 2020 Sep 15

    NCURA Webinar: Compliance and the Uniform Guidance (University-Wide)

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Virtual Live Web Conference

    Description: The Uniform Guidance is one of the most important regulatory changes implemented in decades. While its purpose was to reduce administrative burden and safeguard against waste or misuse of funds, compliance remains the primary focus. With new proposed changes on the horizon, IHEs (Institutions of Higher Education) once again prepare to implement policies and procedures in a seemingly never-ending quest for compliance. This session will explore the Uniform Guidance sections on cost principles, internal controls, and audits.

    Speakers: Tolise Dailey, Training Manager...

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  • 2020 Sep 09

    ECRT Basics Training

    9:30am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description: This course will introduce department administrators to effort reporting and the electronic effort reporting and certification system (ecrt), which allows Principal Investigators and Faculty to certify their effort on federally-sponsored projects.  This course will cover the following: 

    • Introduction to effort and effort reporting
    • ecrt roles and responsibilities 
    • Workflow for certification by Principal Investigators and/or Faculty 
    • Workflow for Grants Managers to review and monitor and overall...
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  • 2020 Aug 12

    Overview of ORCID

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description:

    Have you heard about ORCID or SciENcv? Have you or your PIs started creating profiles in SciENcv? How many platforms have you or the PIs used in the last five-ten years to store CV data, publications, and various other components in the life of an academic? This workshop/webinar will provide you with tools to understand how ORCID interacts with other systems, like NIH eRA Commons and SciENcv, and how you can help your researchers prepare to meet sponsors’ ORCID and ORCID-related requirements.
    The presentation will address:

    • What is ORCID and...
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  • 2020 Jul 22

    Subrecipient Monitoring: Informational Session and a Review of Available Resources

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online Zoom Course/Webinar

    Description:

    In this session we will provide an overview of subrecipient monitoring at Harvard. Topics to be included are:

    • University Subrecipient Monitoring Policy
    • GMAS navigation for organization assessments
    • Resources in the Toolkit
    • Quarterly Review Process

    Intended Audience:

    This session is strongly recommended for all grants management staff responsible for reviewing subaward invoices/financial reports, processing subaward payments and reporting on subawards. The session will...

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  • 2020 May 20

    Introduction to ORCID for Research Administrators: Webinar

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Webinar via Zoom

    Description:This webinar will cover the basics of ORCID and the benefits of ORCID for research institutions, including how ORCID can be used to mitigate confusion caused by
    name ambiguity, assess research activities for individuals and groups, assert institutional affiliations to your researchers’ ORCID records, and save time and reduce administrative burden both institutionally and for your researchers.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Understand what ORCID is and how the ORCID ecosystem works.
    • Identify benefits of ORCID for your institution and your...
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  • 2020 May 12

    Audits: Request and Documentation (University-wide)

    1:30pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Live Webinar via Zoom

    Description: This session is for research administrators who would like to gain knowledge of audit requests and what actions are needed when you are audited. We will cover the work flow of audits, the types of audit requests one may receive as well as requested documentation to support costs. During this presentation, we will demonstrate differences in work flow and documentation requested between U.S. audits and International audits through examples. This will provide foundational knowledge and begin to advance participants understanding in how to approach an audit request.

    ...

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  • 2020 Mar 27

    GMAS Basics Training (Day 2)

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    *Changed to Live Online/Virtual Training via Zoom* Session details will be sent upon registration.

    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
    • ...
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