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Upcoming ABC Meeting

We are hosting the ABCs in Research Meeting December 10th, 2018 and we would love to see you all there! This is a great event to learn about the latest updates in research administration and an opportunity to network with your colleagues. 


We will have speakers for a variety of topics including NSF Updates, Finance Compliance, funding opportunities, etc... (we will send the agenda in the next few weeks). We will also introduce our new Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Kam Moler. 




What: ABCs in Research Fall Meeting

Where: Paul Brest Hall (Link includes information on location and parking)

When: 9:15 AM to 12:15 PM 

Register here! Choose one option (A to attend in person, B to attend via Zoom)


View the archived presentation from the October 10, 2017 presentation.



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Cardinal Curriculum Companion Workshops Schedule

Cardinal Curriculum Level I

Online course DOR-1102  Overview of Research and Regulatory Environment

Companion workshop ( DOR-1103):

All workshops are in the Birch Lab 

January 23, 2019 9-Noon

February 13, 2019 9-Noon

Enroll here


Cardinal Curriculum Level II

Online course DOR-1120 Proposal Development and Budget Preparation

Proposal Development Workshop (DOR-1501) This workshop is mandatory.

All workshops are located Birch Lab, 9-Noon

January 29, 2019

March 26, 2019

May 14, 2019

August 20, 2019

Enroll here


Budget  Preparation Workshop (DOR - 1502) This workshop is mandatory. 

All workshops are located Birch Lab, 9-Noon

January 31, 2019

March 28, 2019

May 16, 2019

August 22, 2019

Enroll here


Subawards Workshop (DOR-1503) This workshop is optional.

Located in Birch Lab B from 9-Noon

Online course DOR-1122 Subawards



Award Process Workshop (DOR-1504) This workshop is mandatory.

Online course DOR-1121 Award Process

All workshops are located Birch Lab

January 16, 2019 9-Noon

March 18, 2019 1-4pm

May  23, 2019 9-Noon

Enroll Here

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SeRA and Events

You can see all SeRA News and Updates here.

The Office of Research Administration (ORA) offers seminars featuring research administration related processes, transactions, SeRA, eCertification, Cayuse 424, the Clinical Research Invoicing System for Participants (CRISP) systems and more! 



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NIH Updates and Regional Seminars

Don't miss your opportunity to take part in the Fall 2018 NIH Regional Seminar in San Francisco, California from October 17-19.  Each year, new investigators, research administrators, and those new to working with NIH grants and contracts, participate in the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration.  This 2-day seminar, with a 3rd day of optional workshops, provides a wealth of information for those who desire a better understanding of how the NIH grants process works and the policies behind it all. 

Can't attend this year?

Sign up to get notified of the next regional seminar.

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NSF Updates and Conferences


NSF Fall 2018 Grants Conference

Sign up for the  November 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana for the 50th National Science Foundation Grants Conference! 

These events are primarily designed to provide new faculty, researchers and administrators with key insights into a wide range of current issues at NSF including proposal preparation and merit review basics, award management topics and other important information. Program officers representing each NSF directorate will be on hand to provide up-to-date information about specific funding opportunities and to answer attendee questions.

Topics covered will include:

  • An introduction to the NSF
  • NSF’s proposal preparation and merit review process
  • Award management
  • Conflict of interest policies
  • New programs and initiatives
  • Cross-disciplinary and special interest programs
  • Breakout sessions by discipline

Find more information here

DoR/OSR NSF Update Seminar

Our annual National Science Foundation Updates Seminar  was held on November 30th at the Clark Center (Room S360), between 10 and noon.

The session was presented by Nicole Pobuta from OSR and Catalina Verdu-Cano from DOR.

You can view the presentation for this event here


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Upcoming NCURA Meetings

View NCURA events!

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ABC Meeting Archived Presentations

ABC Meeting - October 10, 2017


Services Provided by the Office of International Affairs; Brendan Walsh

 Privacy Office; Pegah Parsi

New NIH Form Requirements; Sonia Barragan and the NIH Policy on the Dissemination of NIH-Funded Clinical Trial Information, Scott Patton, Clinical Trials Disclosure Manager, Clinical Research Quality, (CRQ)

Updates and Enhancements to Clinical Research Invoicing System for Participants (CRISP); Tim Reuter

Electronic Review and Certification of Expenditure Statements (eCert); Ken Schulz and Sara Bible

New Required Proposal Preparation and Submission Systems; Megan Dietrich


ABC Meeting - May 31, 2017

ABC Meeting - November 8, 2016


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