Overview of Sponsored Projects Administration

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 administration at Harvard or anyone who would like a review of or a University-wide perspective on sponsored projects.

Upcoming Dates

  • March 2020, exact date/time/location TBD.
  • Register for this session by clicking here.
  • Please download the instructions for registering via the Harvard Training Portal by clicking here
  • The workshop is free to all. However, you will be required to input a 33-digit Harvard account number because a $75 fee will be charged if a participant cancels less than three business days before the workshop.

You will receive a confirmation from Harvard’s Center for Workplace Development within 24 hours. A reminder will also be sent about a week prior to the session.

Cancellation Procedure

• You must cancel no later than 3 business days prior to the start date to avoid a fee.
• To cancel: log on to the Harvard Training Portal and follow the "how to drop a course" instructions located here.



Eileen Nielsen
Director of Sponsored Projects Compliance
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH)
Office of Financial Services (OFS)

Amanda R. Humphrey
Assistant Director for Research Compliance
Harvard Medical School

Tristan Burke
Senior Grants Manager
School of Public Health




Patrick Fitzgerald
Associate Dean for Research Administration
Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS)
Research Administration Services (RAS)

Roseann Luongo
Associate Director, Training and Compliance
Office for Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Helen Page
Director of Sponsored Projects
Harvard Graduate School of Education

Rady M. Rogers
Assistant Director for Research Administration and Finance
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Martha Goldberg
Sponsored Programs Administrator
Harvard Kennedy School