There’s a lot going on with Hurricane Sandy about to touch down here in Baltimore, Maryland. So today, from the safety of my home, I’d like to briefly discuss how social media can be a key source of information in times of trouble.
Alright, folks, it’s that time of year again. Yep, Halloween!
Sorry I’m not sorry that I haven’t prepared some elaborate history lesson the All Hallow’s Eve. I prefer to bask in the day’s festivities rather than what they all mean or where they came from. Ghosts, ghouls, and vampires, Halloween is a SciFi person’s dream holiday!
Subrecipients are an important part of the research process, and it is imperative to keep track of all responsibilities inherent in these relationships. In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Bruce Morgan, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Administration at the University of California-Irving, discusses the obligations of pass-through entities under A-133.
We’ve welcomed a greater and more diverse audience in recent months, so we thought it might be a good idea to once again introduce ourselves and provide a little background on us, our blog, and our objectives.
JHSPH’s PIs are often asked to furnish expertise to outside organizations. Accordingly, ORA is frequently asked, “Is this work considered consulting or sponsored activity? And what difference does it make?”
Happy Friday, minions!
I’ve received thousands of letters and emails recently asking me when I was going to follow in the footsteps of other celebrities and venture into the world of acting. Well, my droogs, your question is answered, as today I am enlisting the help of a world-renowned improv troupe to get me started on my way.
While both grants and contracts are generally processed in the same office, and even, on occasion , by the same person, each have their own characteristics that are unique. Because we’ve received many questions concerning their differences, we thought it would be helpful to provide a brief overview of each to highlight issues of which to be aware. We’ll start with focus on the general differences between federal grants and contracts, and, in later posts, will discuss the different obligations and terms to negotiate in each award.
Export controls are a convoluted yet important component of any sponsored project, and a subject we’ve discussed repeatedly. In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Ajay Kuntmukkala, of Hogan Lovells, discussed the three government agencies under whose purview a research action might fall.