Past Events

  • 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

    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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  • 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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  • 2015 Oct 26

    Harvard Research Data Access & Innovation Symposium

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Joseph B. Martin Conference Center

    HMS IT cordially invites you to attend the inaugural Harvard University Research Data Access and Innovation Symposium. Recognizing the need to initiate a dialog within the University research community, as well as the need to raise awareness around potential use and current limitations of resources for data access, the Symposium aims to target the interests of biomedical researchers, data scientists, data managers and curators, and librarians.  This forum will provide an opportunity to discuss local and universal challenges relating to data management, access, sharing, and security;...

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  • 2015 Oct 16

    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 Oct 06

    RAS Coffee Club

    Registration Closed 9:15am to 10:15am

    Location: 

    Lamont Library Cafe

    Need to move an expense on to a federal award and not sure if it meets the criteria of a Cost Transfer?  Or, just want to learn more about the revised policy?

    At the October 6th Coffee Club, Beth Whitmore Mckay, Senior Financial Analyst in OSP and Nuala McGowan, Director of Research Finance and Compliance in RAS will briefly present an overview of what’s changed in the revised policy and will be open to answer all of your tricky questions. Come prepared with real examples, or just come to learn more about the exciting world of Cost Transfers!

     Mandy...

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  • 2015 Oct 01

    How to Write a Protocol the IACUC can Approve

    Registration Closed 1:00pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    Bio Labs Rm 1065

    This course is designed to walk you through IACUC protocol and amendment preparation, submission and review processes.

    Practical information will include:

    1. Identifying trouble areas
    2. Reviewing common mistakes and omissions
    3. Providing handy tips, references and short cuts
    4. Addressing FAQs.

    The instructors are:...

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  • 2015 Sep 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 Sep 10

    NIH Campus Visit: NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Geological Museum, Haller Hall (Room 102), 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Campus Visit: Ravi Basavappa, PhD, NIH Program Leader
    The NIH Director’s Early Independence Award: Supporting independent research careers for outstanding junior scientists
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    Dr. Basavappa will present an overview of the Director’s Early Independence Award, part of the Common Fund’s High-Risk, High-Reward Program. This award supports exceptional early career scientists who possess the intellect, scientific creativity, drive, and...

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