RMS Downtime on FRIDAY, 1/21 from 5:30PM-9:30PM

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Dear Colleagues, RMS will be down tomorrow, Friday (1/21) from 5:30PM-9:30PM for a system update. Please save your work and log out prior to the downtime. If you have any questions, please let the ERA Team know. Thank you, The ERA Team

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NSF and Other Federal Agency Disclosure Requirements

Dear Colleagues, The Office of Research has prepared a webpage that contains information and resources to facilitate compliance with disclosure of requirements of various federal agencies, including NSF: https://research.uci.edu/undue-foreign-influence/fed-sponsors/  As federal agencies update and add disclosure requirements, this website will be updated.  Please make your faculty and researchers aware of this resource. Contact your Contract and Grant Officer or Nadia…

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Reminder: NIH Biosketch and Other Support Formats and Forms G Mandatory January 25th

Dear Colleagues, This is a reminder that effective January 25, 2022, all NIH proposal applications, Just-In-Time requests, and Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) must comply with the new requirements and formats for Other Support and Biosketches. The Office of Research has prepared an NIH Biosketch and Other Support webpage resource to assist with compliance with these…

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AAALAC Full Accreditation

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) AAALAC Full Accreditation The Office of Research is pleased to announce that AAALAC has continued its accreditation of UCI’s laboratory animal care and use program.  When AAALAC conducted its triennial site visit in July 2021, it noted the exemplary commitment of the UCI research community to the highest…

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Kuali Research Protocols (KRP): Department Chair Sign Off

Kuali Research Protocols (KRP):  Department Chair Sign Off Coming March 1, 2022, Department Chair (or their designee) sign off will be required before final IRB approval can be released.  As a reminder, this is the same requirement the IRB had prior to migration to KRP.  Why is Department Chair Review Needed? The IRB, in conjunction…

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DocuSign Approved for Form 700Us- Full Implementation by March 1st.

The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) recently approved the use of certain electronic signatures on the Form 700U and DocuSign meets their criteria.  For almost two years, we temporarily accepted all forms of signatures on the Form 700U due to the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  As our campus made strides in resuming…

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Free NCURA Webinar – Guidance on the Preparation of NIH RPPRs with COVID-19 Impacts and Other Support

The Office of Research is providing access to the NCURA Webinar –Guidance on the Preparation of NIH Research Performance Progress Reports (RPPRs) with COVID-19 Impacts and Other Supportto the campus community free of charge. This webinar will be held on Thursday, January 27that 11:00am and will last approximately 90 minutes. To register, you will need…

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NIH Guide Notice-Updated NIH Grant Policy Statement

Dear Colleagues, As a follow up to my message a week ago regarding the updated NIH Grants Policy Statement, I am forwarding a link to the guide notice below that NIH released on Friday. A link to the significant changes contained in the Grants Policy Statement can be found in the guide notice. Publication of…

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Composite Fringe Benefits Rates-FY23

Dear Colleagues: The Division of Finance and Administration has provided updated composite fringe benefit rates for FY 23. The new rates and planning rates can be found on the Employee Fringe Benefit Rate webpage on the Office of Research website. Effective January 7th, 2022, these rates should be used in proposals and revised budgets, as applicable. If you…

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KR is back ONLINE

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Hello, All KR modules are back ONLINE. Please contact era@research.uci.edu if you run into any issues. Thank you for your patience. Barbara Barbara Inderwiesche, CRA Director, Electronic Research Administration image001.png@01D78AA3.370D2670″> From: OR – Electronic Research Administration <era@research.uci.edu&gt; Sent: Thursday, January 6, 2022 9:00 AM To: ‘or-era@department-lists.uci.edu’ <or-era@department-lists.uci.edu&gt;; OR – Sponsored Projects Administration <SPA@rgs.uci.edu&gt; Cc: OR-DL-ERA-Team…

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