Past Events

  • 2016 Mar 15

    Finding Funding: How to Navigate Pivot and Foundation Directory Online

    10:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Northwest Labs B129

    This workshop will introduce administrators to two online funding opportunity databases – Pivot and Foundation Directory Online. These systems provide information about funding opportunities in all disciplines from many different types of sponsor organizations. Instructors will demonstrate how to use these tools efficiently and effectively in order to discover...

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  • 2016 Mar 01

    RAS Coffee Club: An Inside Look at the FDP

    Registration Closed 9:15am to 10:15am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Cafe

    Ever wonder who advocates for the reduction of administrative burden around the use of federal funds at Harvard University? Ever think to yourself, who has my back and how can my voice be heard? We have a coffee club for you! Join us on March 1st from 9:15am to 10:15am at the Lamont Cafe to learn more about Harvard's membership in the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) from our own OSP reps Webb Brightwell, Senior Manager, Sponsored Operations and Sheila Doyle, Manager of Sponsored Financial...

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  • 2016 Feb 19

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meetings

    Repeats on the third Friday of January, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, December, 9 times .
    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    Please join us for RAS Fridays this week on May 20th. This is the last one of the season, be sure to come a few minutes early to grab some pastries and coffee during the breakfast reception. Below are the topics and speakers. Please find the attached agenda for full details.

    • The Federal Landscape in 2016 – Jon Groteboer and Kevin Casey (Public Affairs and Communications, Washington DC Office)
    • Training in Research Administration | Best Practices RAS Fridays Series– Rady Rogers
    • ...
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  • 2016 Feb 02

    RAS Coffee Club: Research Development

    Registration Closed 9:15am to 10:15am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Cafe | Cambridge

    What is Research Development?  What resources are available to enhance the competitiveness of grant proposals?  What kinds of questions are faculty asking that RD can help with? How can Research Development partner with department administrators to provide the best service to faculty?  How does the limited submissions process work at Harvard?  Erin Cromack, Senior Research Development Officer, and Caitlin McDermott-Murphy, Research Development Specialist, will discuss how you can make the most of the services and resources offered...

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  • 2016 Jan 15

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meetings

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    Please join us for RAS Fridays this week on May 20th. This is the last one of the season, be sure to come a few minutes early to grab some pastries and coffee during the breakfast reception. Below are the topics and speakers. Please find the attached agenda for full details.

    • The Federal Landscape in 2016 – Jon Groteboer and Kevin Casey (Public Affairs and Communications, Washington DC Office)
    • Training in Research Administration | Best Practices RAS Fridays Series– Rady Rogers
    • ...
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  • 2015 Dec 18

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meetings

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    Please join us for RAS Fridays this week on May 20th. This is the last one of the season, be sure to come a few minutes early to grab some pastries and coffee during the breakfast reception. Below are the topics and speakers. Please find the attached agenda for full details.

    • The Federal Landscape in 2016 – Jon Groteboer and Kevin Casey (Public Affairs and Communications, Washington DC Office)
    • Training in Research Administration | Best Practices RAS Fridays Series– Rady Rogers
    • ...
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  • 2015 Dec 01

    RAS Coffee Club

    Registration Closed 9:15am to 10:15pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Cafe

    When is the best time to journal salaries to prepare for certification in ecrt?  Why am I seeing a negative effort cert? Will my journal re-open an certification so that the PI will have to certify again? If you have found yourself asking these questions or others around effort certification and the ecrt system, this RAS Coffee Club is for you!

    Please join us on Tuesday, December 1st at the Lamont Library where Alison Wellman Smith, Senior Manager for Systems and Reporting (RAS), Ruth LaCroix, Systems Operations Analyst (FSS), and Jon Dutt,...

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  • 2015 Nov 20

    RAS Fridays Monthly Meetings

    10:00am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Forum Room

    Please join us for RAS Fridays this week on May 20th. This is the last one of the season, be sure to come a few minutes early to grab some pastries and coffee during the breakfast reception. Below are the topics and speakers. Please find the attached agenda for full details.

    • The Federal Landscape in 2016 – Jon Groteboer and Kevin Casey (Public Affairs and Communications, Washington DC Office)
    • Training in Research Administration | Best Practices RAS Fridays Series– Rady Rogers
    • ...
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  • 2015 Nov 05

    What You Need to Know About NIH Application Submission and Review

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Webinar

    On Thursday, November 5, 2015, from 2:00-4:00pm, the NIH Center for Scientific Review (CSR) will host a webinar for research administrators, What You Need to Know About NIH Application Submission and Review.

    This webinar will give participants useful insights into NIH’s application submission and peer review processes. Presentations will include:

    • The Review of Your NIH Grant Application Begins Here
    • What You Need to Know about Application Receipt and Referral
    • ...
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  • 2015 Nov 03

    RAS Coffee Club

    Registration Closed 9:15am to 10:15am

    Location: 

    Room 561, 1414 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

    The RAS Post-Award team has created a suite of reports that are sent out monthly to FAS departments to help administrators monitor and manage their sponsored accounts.  These reports offer projections of surplus and deficits (rainbow report), current ICCs, and other tools that provide information in one report that may otherwise be difficult to get at in running several standard reports. For this month’s Coffee Club, we encourage you to bring your questions and suggestions on these reports so that we can make sure they are clear and helpful to you!

     Tom Bourgeois, Research...

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