In response to several recent questions regarding COI approval statuses in GMAS and COI Investigator status determinations, we’ve added two new COI guidance documents to the RAS Website. Read more about New COI Guidance Documents
Wondering what happens behind the scenes between the arrival of a sponsored research agreement and the release of an OSP action memo? Want to learn more about terms to watch out for in a contract or award notice from a new sponsor?
At the May 5th Coffee Club, Grants and Contracts Officers Sarah Holtz and Megan Moore will present briefly on the contract negotiation process and discuss common sticking points after which participants are invited to share their own experiences and ask questions. Read more about RAS Coffee Club
Successful award closeout requires collaboration between departments and their OSP financial analysts. At April's RAS Coffee Club we will share tips and tricks as well as discuss the pressures and pain points we all experience around closeout.
Senior Financial Analyst Beth Whitmore McKay will talk briefly about her team’s closeout experiences as well as OSP training updates after which participants are invited to share their own experiences and ask questions. Alison Wellman Smith, FAS’ Senior Manager for Systems and Reporting, will talk about some of the tools the FAS Post-Award team has devised to help departments and share her school-level perspectives.Read more about RAS Coffee Club
Message from Michael D. Smith, Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences
With gratitude to the members of the FAS Committee on Research Policy (CRP), I write to announce a positive change in our policy regarding faculty supplemental salary. As you may know, new governmental regulations on faculty compensation have necessitated changes in our policies. In responding to these new regulations, the CRP took this opportunity to structure our new policy in a manner that will improve the experience for faculty and will simplify its administration. I am pleased with the proposed changes and believe that the new policy will better serve the faculty. Read more about FAS Announces Change In policy Regarding Faculty Supplemental Salary
Due to an issue with the data feed into FASSPAR, the most recent data in the system is of January 28, 2015. HUIT is aware of the issue and working on the problem. RAS will work with HUIT to get this resolved as quickly as possible. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.