Past Events

  • 2015 Apr 17

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meetings

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    The topics for this event include:

    • Sponsored Expenditure Guidelines Presentation—Sarah T. Axelrod
    • IACUC & IRB: Protecting Living Subjects—Denise Moody & Shannon Sewards

    These monthly networking meetings for departmental sponsored award administrators and managers are forums for discussing issues in research administration, highlighting new policies and procedures, and disseminating research administration best practices.  These meetings are open to all Harvard administrators and registration is not required.  Meetings take...

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  • 2015 Apr 16

    Service Center Managers Meeting

    1:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    TBD

    This meeting will serve as an opportunity for us to discuss current issues around service center management and  any questions or concerns you may have as you run your facility.

  • 2015 Apr 07

    RAS Coffee Club

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Cafe

     

    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...

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  • 2015 Mar 20

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meeting

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    Topics Include:

    • GMAS Release and 2.0 Update—Andrew Malone
    • New OSP Website—Eric Dorman
    • New Forms of Visitor Participation Agreements (VPA)—Patrick Fitzgerald
    • Benefunder: A New Funding Source Update—Elizabeth Lennox

    These monthly networking meetings for departmental sponsored award administrators and managers are forums for discussing issues in research administration, highlighting new policies and procedures, and disseminating research administration best practices.  These meetings are open to all Harvard administrators and...

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  • 2015 Mar 03

    RAS Coffee Club

    9:00am to 10:00am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Cafe

    RAS Coffee Club: Sponsored Expenditures Guidelines

    March 3, 2015, 9:00 am to 10:00 am

    In response to the OMB’s new Uniform Guidance, OSP is preparing to release a new Sponsored Expenditures Guidelines (this will replace the “Guidelines for Federal Sponsored Expenditures” document).  The first RAS Coffee Club of 2015 will be a review of the new Guidelines and the context in which they were expanded and developed.   Sarah Axelrod, Director of Cost Analysis and Compliance at OSP, was instrumental in the...

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  • 2015 Feb 20

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meeting

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    Topics include:

    • The Use of the Harvard Name and Insignia by Members of the Harvard Community – Patrick Dethridge & James Ashe
    • A-133 Audit – Roseann Luongo & Nuala McGowan
    • RMAS Travel & Entertainment Audit – Elizabeth Rybczynski & Riki Meier
    • Harvard Global EU Proposals Submission Process – Jennifer Ponting & Tiffany Blackman

    These monthly networking meetings for departmental sponsored award administrators and managers are forums for discussing issues in research administration, highlighting new policies and procedures...

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