Dear Colleagues, For at least the next six months, the recently established Data Team within ERA will be setting up awards for SPA officers in Kuali Research (KR). Please welcome Kavi Mathur and Maureen Buckley to ERA! This new process will ensure greater data integrity in KR, thereby supporting campus data and reports, and will…

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image001.png@01D4E4A8.CAC788E0″> 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. The initial prerequisite class, Award Management Basics, is completed online as an…

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Dear Colleagues, As you know, UCI research activities transitioned to Phase 2 on June 8, 2020 as a first step in gradual and careful increase of on-campus research.  We have a deep appreciation of the fact that library resources are essential for conducting research. We write today to share information on the current situation and…

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  Research Management System (RMS) Update Announcing RMS 3.0 Launch on June 12! Dear Researchers, Next Friday, June 12 @6:00pm, the Office of Research will release the Research Management System (RMS) 3.0 Upgrade. This upgrade is part of ongoing efforts to modernize UCI’s research support and compliance systems and reduce administrative burden. Some highlights include:…

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This is a reminder that UCI’s federally negotiated indirect cost (Facilities and Administrative, F&A) rate for on-campus organized research will increase to 57% on July 1, 2020. The rate is in effect for the period July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, and will become the provisional indirect cost rate thereafter until a new indirect…

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Dear Cayuse 424 Users: The “Pair & Sync” function in KR is currently not working. On occasion, the syncing does not occur, even after multiple attempts, and you may receive an error message. Our IT group has developed a fix for this and it will be deployed next Wednesday evening, 6/10. In the meantime, please…

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Dear Colleagues, After meeting with the Orange County Healthcare Agency earlier this week, I am pleased to confirm that UCI will begin transitioning to Phase 2 research starting June 8, 2020.   Faculty and independent researchers (“Plan Owners”) may commence Phase 2 research activities after their dean/s or SRP/ORU director/s (“Authorized Official”) have approved their research…

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Effective July 1, 2020, the single IRB (sIRB) process will have a new fee structure thatreflects the HRP service level when submitting the study to a non-UCI IRB.  There will be two tiers.  The Self-Service model allows the research team to submit to the non-UCI IRB. In the Full-Service model, the UCI sIRB Team will…

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Dear Cayuse 424 Users: The scheduled maintenance that was supposed to occur over the weekend encountered some issues during its attempted deploy. A new downtime has been scheduled for TONIGHT (6/1) from 8PM – 12AM; the system will be unavailable during this time. Please save your work and exit out of the system prior to…

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Dear Colleagues, IRB WebApps are back up. The login issue has been addressed. Thanks for your patience. Please let the ERA Team know if you still encounter any issues or problems. Thanks, The ERA Team

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