Research Administration Training and Education: Feb. 2020 classes

Research Administration Training and Education (RATE) is offering three classes in February 2020. RATE connects research administrators and others working in support of the research mission with a variety of learning experiences and resources.

InfoEd: for Grants.gov submissions

InfoEd: for Grants.gov submissions
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
8:30 a.m. to noon
BICC, room 122

InfoEd’s Proposal Development module is required for preparing grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions that go through the Office of Proposal and Award Management (OPAM). The electronic Proposed Project Questionnaire (ePPQ) is completed within InfoEd for both grants.gov and non-grants.gov submissions.

Walk step-by-step through the process of creating and routing an NIH R01 proposal in this hands-on computer lab course. Learn to prepare and route non-R01 proposals as well. After building the proposal, you will learn to complete and appropriately route an electronic Proposed Project Questionnaire (ePPQ).

Who should attend?

Anyone in the Research Mission who submits proposals and/or ePPQs.

Prerequisite: RATE InfoEd Overview

RATE Effort Certification & DHHS Salary Cap refresher

Rate Effort Certification & DHHS Salary Cap refresher
Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020
1 to 3 p.m.
Rood Family Pavilion, room C 1205

This drop-in session is offered before the Effort Certification deadline so that Department Effort Coordinators can bring statements they would like to discuss with OHSU’s Institutional Effort Coordinator.

Who should attend?

  • Department Effort Coordinators (DECs).
  • Any Department Administrators who work closely with DECs to accurately report effort and get it certified.
  • Especially for DECs who have issues or questions about their effort statements.

How will you benefit?

  • Identify your role and responsibilities for this process.
  • Gain understanding of the DHHS salary cap, one of the more complicated aspects of effort certification.
  • Become familiar with the tools and resources necessary to stay in compliance with this requirement.
  • Confirm that your department’s certifications will be approved the first time they’re submitted.

If you can’t make it to this drop-in session date, you are welcome to schedule phone, Skype, or in-person one-on-one meetings with the Institutional Effort Coordinator, Hope Asana, to work through any questions or issues.

RATE RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration

RATE RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020
9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Bancroft Building, room 131

RDA 101: Introduction to Research Administration provides an overview of roles and responsibilities in research, as well as the services and resources offered by the RDA Units.

Topics covered:

  • Synopsis of each RDA unit’s function presented by unit leaders
  • Roles and responsibilities in research administration
  • Strategies for navigating research administration considerations
  • Meet-and-greet RDA staff assigned to your department
  • Collection of web-based resources for research administration

Who should attend?

  • Department administrators
  • Research assistants
  • Research administrators
  • Clinical research coordinators
  • Administrative support staff in research

How will you benefit?

  • Gain familiarity with the roles in RDA units and other groups serving research
  • Recognize your own role and responsibilities
  • Make connections with colleagues and RDA staff
  • Navigate resources that support research administration

What participants are saying:

“It helps build a broader perspective on how my responsibility fits into the big picture.”

“I really liked the interactive game, that it was held at the Bancroft building, and the chance to ‘meet and greet’.”

“It was great to put faces to names.”

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