Research Administration is Working Remotely

Research Administration is Working Remotely Dear Colleagues, As UCI returns to on-campus operations, it is important for our clients to know that all Research Administration (RA)1 staff will continue working remotely indefinitely.  Even though we will continue to work from home, we want you to know that our commitment to excellence is as strong as ever,…

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NIH Guide Notices Updates

Dear Colleagues: Below are summaries of a recent NIH Guide notices. Please review the notices and forward it to faculty, researchers and staff, as appropriate. Questions regarding these notices should be directed to your Contract and Grant Officer. Reminder Regarding Recipient and Applicant Grants Policy Related Inquiries (NOT-OD-21-151) National Institutes of Health The purpose of…

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Tips for completing UC Lab Fees Research Program CRT budgets in SmartSimple

Dear Colleagues, Please see the message below from the UC Research Initiatives program team regarding tips for completing UC Lab Fees Research Program Collaborative Research Training proposals and budgets. Nancy Nancy Lewis Executive Director, Sponsored Projects Administration Office of Research University of California, Irvine 160 Aldrich Hall Irvine, CA 92697-7600 Ph-(949) 824-2897 E-mail: nrlewis@uci.edu From:…

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REMINDER: Service Level Agreement for ERA

Dear Colleagues, This email is a reminder to review and be mindful of the Service Level Agreement (SLA) that is in place for ERA functional support. The goal of the SLA is to ensure that proper resources are in place to provide consistent and effective functional helpdesk service support.  The full text of the SLA,…

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New Composite Fringe Benefit Rates Effective July 9, 2020

Dear Colleagues: The Division of Finance and Administration has provided updated composite fringe benefit rates for FY 22. The new rates and planning rates can be found on theEmployee Fringe Benefits webpageon the Office of Research website. Effective July 9th, these rates should be used in proposals and revised budgets, as applicable. If you should have…

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NIH/AHRQ Guide Notice Update

Dear Colleagues: Below is a summary of a recent NIH Guide notice. Please review the notice and forward it to faculty, researchers and staff, as appropriate. Questions regarding these notices should be directed to your Contract and Grant Officer. Notice of Updated AHRQ Policy for Late Application Submission for Active Peer Review or National Advisory…

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Contracts and Grants Training – June/July Courses Presented via Zoom

Contracts & Grants Fund Accounting Series Contracts and Grants Accountingoffers several classes that focus on fund accounting processes for sponsored projects. These classes are geared toward individuals that are relatively new to managing contract or grant award funds in a University setting, but may also be helpful to all those that would like to refresh…

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May QRAM materials are posted

Dear Colleagues, Thank you for attending our May 19th QRAM; our second virtual experience! We hit record numbers in attendance and are pleased that so many could tune in through Zoom to join us. The materials – both the presentation and the Zoom recording – have been posted on our Training and Education page. Do…

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