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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Streamlining Measures: No Signature Requirements for IACUC Protocols

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC) Streamlining Measures: No Signature Requirements for IACUC Protocols To continue its streamlining efforts and minimize PI/LR administrative burden, the IACUC has eliminated PI/LR signatures for IACUC protocol submissions.  Instead, PIs/LRs will receive, as part of their IACUC Approval Letter, the IACUC Terms & Conditions of Approval(which are also…

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Attachments NOW WORKING in KR

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Dear Colleagues, The documents server issue has been resolved. You should be able to upload, download & view attachments in KR again. Please let us know (era@research.uci.edu) if you still are encountering issues. Thank you for your patience! The ERA Team —–Original Message—– From: OR – Electronic Research Administration Sent: Tuesday, June 29, 2021 7:56…

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Problems with Attachments in KR

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Dear Colleagues, There is currently an issue with the document service linked to Kuali Research – so the Attachments section in KR is not working. You are not able to upload or download/view any attachments at the current moment. OIT has been notified and is working on a solution. We will let you know once…

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Phase 4 Research Transitioning Starts on June 22, 2021

Dear Colleagues, On June 22, 2021, UCI will begin its gradual transition to Phase 4 research.  This is the final phase in reopening the UCI research enterprise. In summary, Phase 4 research permits all research activities, as well as all types of invited guests and visitors.  This last phase aligns safety and mitigation requirements with…

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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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