Research Administration

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Guidance for proposal planning and submission.
School specific guide for preparing and routing proposals for institutional review and submission to the sponsor.
Learn about standard proposal components; budget basics, rates, and institutional facts.
Learn the mechanics of the two Stanford systems SeRA and e-submit as well as the federal system Grants.gov.
Find help from your school or central administration

Manage

Close

Manage toward closeout as soon as the award arrives.
Reporting requirements and best practices.

Major Topics

Read  in depth explanation of the topics that impact every step of the sponsored research process.

Learn when and how to propose and charge administrative expenses to a sponsored project.
Find FAQs and account procedures for charging administrative and technical expenses.
Learn about allocation and setting up Allocation PTAs.
Understand your stewardship responsibilities.
Better understand proposing and tracking cost sharing.
Find material on cost sharing, including FAQs and accounting procedures.
Understand cost transfers and those for the Veterinary Service Center (VSC) .
Learn about proposing and managing effort.
Learn how to manage equipment and materials effectively.
Learn about salary caps and how to administer the NIH salary cap.
Find information about who can assist you in your School, Independent Lab, Institute or Center.
Learn how to identify a subaward and propose, process, and manage one.
Understand the billing and cash management process.
How to implement the Infrastructure Charge (ISC) Policy.
Get an in-depth view of how SeRA handles PDRFs, awards, and PTA setup.
Keep up with the latest policy and procedure updates!
When Stanford’s resources are used by outside entities, Stanford must recover some portion of the F&A. Find out the details here!
Times are a changing, find out about the new rules of the road!
Learn about what documents you should keep and what you can destroy.