Brown Bag series is a 45 minute session which focuses on updates and topics of interest in Research Administration.

  • May 2021
    • NU-RES Admin updates
    • NSF Training Completion updates
    • Agency Updates
      • NIH Biosketch format requirements
      • Flatten PDFs before eRA Commons upload
      • IE not supported by eRA Commons after 7/19/21
    • NU-RES Finance updates
      • New Folks
      • Year End Closing Deadlines
      • New Day
    • Upcoming events
  • April 2021
    • NSF Training Completions
    • Other Research Support
    • Welcome new GO and Sub Award Finance Administrator
    • Agency Updates
    • NCURA Department Level Admin workshop June 2021
    • Summer Salary
    • Guest: Fabio Chen, Internal Consulting, K2 Invoice process
  • March 2021
    • NSF Training
    • eCLAWs: search for common names
    • DOJ’s JustGrants
    • NIH Biosketch/Other Support Report updates; childcare costs for Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA awards
    • NU-RES Finance updates
      • UG Updates; 200.458, 200.461, 200.471
      • Fly America
      • Summer Salary
  • February 2021
    • NFS Training: Additional Live training scheduled Jan/Feb
    • NIH Guidance on Salary Limitation; Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA stipend amounts
    • eCD: Annual COI disclosure updates/changes
    • Info Request/Consult email changes
    • ePAWs 1.0/Coeus monthly software updates
    • FFR deadlines update
  • January 2021
    • Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI)
    • NSF Training: Additional Live training dates scheduled
    • Award Obligation Setup SOP, Award Obligation budget forms have been updated
    • Institutional Base Salary (IBS) Calculator Tool has been updated
    • ePAWs 1.0/Coeus Lite servers are now on a monthly software patch scheduled through ITS
    • New Check Deposit Workflow (K2)
  • December 2020
    • IBS…NIH Salary Cap….committed cost share
    • Updates to Uniform Guidance effective on November 12, 2020
    • SAP Concur Mobile App: starting in late January/early February 2021 users will be signed out automatically if they haven’t updated the SAP Concur mobile app over the course of three updates
    • COVID Activity Code – causing discrepancies in the EDW
    • HR Action Forms are no longer submitted in Liquid Office…new HR Service Center forms
  • November 2020
    • Fastlane support slowing down, NSF is proactively working to move all submissions to Research.gov by 2022
    • NSF Single ID Help Guide
    • NIH Releases New Policy for Data Management and Sharing
    • Guest: Research Computing
  • October 2020
    • Corporations and Foundation Relations
    • Research.Gov Implementation Update: Notice No. 147
    • Updates to the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR) -Effective October 5th
    • Annual Effort Certifications: return all completed annual certification reports to Fred Cromp
    • Salary Distribution Reports available in Cognos
  • September 2020
  • COVID 19 Updates
    • Updates on COVID-19 are provided at both the University level, and on the Research home page
  • NSF Updates
    • Effective October 5, 2020, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will begin enforcing the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
  • NIH Updates
    • Use of hypertext restricted
  • OMB M-20-26 flexibilities expiring
  • Fringe Rate Update
    • Increase from 25% to 26%
    • Campus rates remain the same at 31.9%
  • Special Guest: Research Development

Last Updated on May 20, 2021