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Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research: Now Accepting Applications

January 19, 2022
The Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research provides seed funding to interdisciplinary high-risk, high-impact projects in the life, physical, and social sciences. Early-stage projects that are unlikely to receive funding from traditional grant-making agencies are encouraged. This competition is open to ladder faculty members in the participating schools (HMS, HSDM, HSPH, FAS and SEAS). Challenge grants will ordinarily range from $80,000-$150,000... Read more about Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research: Now Accepting Applications

Upcoming Trainings for Research Administrators - November/December 2021

November 15, 2021
Please be aware of three exciting training opportunities for Research Administrators being offered in November/December 2021. 
 

Audits: Request and Documentation

Date/Time/Format: November 17th, 2021 /2:00pm- 3:00pm / Live Virtual Training

Description: This session is for research administrators who would like to gain knowledge of audit requests and what actions are needed when you are audited. We will cover the work flow of audits, the types of audit requests one may receive as well as...

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OAIR: Harvard's new Outside Activities and Interest Reporting application

January 25, 2021
On January 25, 2021, the Harvard University-wide Outside Activity and Interest Reporting (OAIR) application will be available for reporting new and updated outside professional activities and other relevant interests.
 

Following rollout of the OAIR application, the FAS and SEAS will be launching a consolidated annual disclosure period from February 1 to March 31, 2021. Faculty and Investigators who previously reported in fCOI....

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Winter Recess: OSP Pre-Award Deadlines

November 20, 2020

 

Dear Colleagues,

The University and the Office for Sponsored Programs will be closing for Winter Recess on Friday, December 18, 2020, at 5:00pm and reopening on Monday, January 4, 2021, at 9:00am. Please review the information below related to the process and timelines for research administration related items in advance of and following the Winter Recess.

  • Proposals (Initial Requests and Competing Renewals) due to the sponsor during Winter Recess must be locked and routed by Friday, December 11...
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IACUC News

October 21, 2020

This summer, Dean Kirwan announced the appointment of Dr. Kate Pritchett-Corning to the position of Attending Veterinarian and Director of the Office of Animal Resources. Dr. Pritchett-Corning has served as the Senior Clinical Veterinarian since 2014 and for the past year as the Interim Attending Veterinarian. Relatedly, the staff of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, who recently relocated from RAS to Science Operations, will now be managed by Dr. Pritchett-Corning in her Attending Veterinarian role. The outstanding IACUC team have made a seamless transition to this new...

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Cost Transfer Policy and Email Address

October 7, 2020

As a follow-up to the September “Formerly RAS Friday meeting”, this is a reminder that effective 10/1/2020, RAS will now approve all FAS and SEAS under 90 day Cost Transfers (CT) and remain the reviewer and approver for over 90 day CTs. OSP will only approve over 90-day CTs going forward. For more information please refer to the Cost Transfer policy.

 

Please submit all CTs for the FAS and SEAS to the newly created inbox : ras_cost_transfer@fas.harvard.edu as of 10/1. This inbox will be monitored during...

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