Dear Colleagues, This is a friendly reminder to join us tomorrow, Wednesday, 02/24 from 10:00AM to 11:00 AMfor the Winter QRAM, continued! Agenda and zoom info is below. We will be recording the meeting and sending the link to it afterwards in case you are unable to attend. Thank you and looking forward to “seeing”…

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Dear Colleagues, Thank you so much for joining our first ever virtual QRAM! As expected, we had some “lessons learned”, the first being timing and crafting of our agenda items! Since we didn’t get to cover all of the planned topics, we invite you to join us for Winter QRAM continued next Wednesday, 02/24, from…

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Dear Colleagues: Attached is the slide deck for the NIH update that I presented at today’s QRAM. I am sending this  to you in lieu of the usual NIH Guide Notice updates that I provide periodically. These slides contain the latest updates from NIH since the beginning of this calendar year. If you should have any questions,…

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Dear Colleagues: We look forward to seeing you (virtually) at next week’s QRAM! The meeting is scheduled Wednesday, February 17 from 10:00-11:30AM. Below is the agenda and Zoom info: Welcome, housekeeping and general Updates Cannabis Research with guest speaker Dr. Piomelli Cannabis Research Committee and Role NIH Loan Repayment Program Federal Updates C&G Accounting Topics…

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  Institutional Review Board Human Research Protections (HRP)   February 2021: Updates in HRPVersion February 2, 2021   In our efforts to create efficiencies and foster compliance, HRP will make the following updates and changes in February 2021: Effective February 1: 1.IRB Documentation Sharing Update: oBeginning this month, HRP will provide IRB Application and supporting…

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As your NCURA Campus Liaison, I will forward these newsletters to you once per month. The newsletter provides information and updates about NCURA educational offerings and activities.  Featured in this month’s newsletter is a video entitled, “What Does a Research Administrator Need to Know about the CARES Act” featuring our very own Jeff Warner. Nancy…

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Dear Colleagues: The salary limitation on direct salary for individuals under NIH grants, contracts and cooperative agreement awards has increased to thecurrent Executive Level II salary of $199,300 effective January 3, 2021. This change is also applicable to the agencies under the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), including, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and…

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Colleagues, Corrected date for February: Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10-11:30AM Apologies on the mis-type! Barbara Barbara Inderwiesche, CRA Director, Electronic Research Administration Ph: 949.824.4789 COVID-19: In response to the SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, the Office of Research is telecommuting. During this time, email is the best method of contact as voicemails will be checked periodically. For information about Research…

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Hello, and happy new year to you all! The Office of Research is providing access to the NCURA Webinar, Data Security in a Remote Environment, to the campus community free of charge. The webinar will be held on Monday, February 22nd at 11:00am. To register, you will need to have a member or non-member account with…

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Dear Colleagues: Please see the announcement below from NIH regarding enhancements in xTRACT for the ability to search and report multiple publications in the research training data tables. Nancy Nancy LewisExecutive Director, Sponsored Projects AdministrationOffice of ResearchUniversity of California, Irvine COVID-19: In response to the SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19 (Coronavirus ) pandemic, the Office of Research will be…

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