Good afternoon one and all, and Happy Friday! I think we, in Baltimore, can FINALLY say that summer has arrived. Hello sunshine! Welcome 90 degree weather, we have MISSED YOU!!
[As part of our efforts to interact with Research Administration personnel across the world, BloggingORA will occasionally feature posts written by colleagues at other institutions. Today’s Guest Bloggers are our first authors to hail from outside of the United States, specifically Australia: Julie Ward, from The University of New South Wales; Bryony Wakefield, from The University of Melbourne; and Sue O’Brien, from The University of Queensland.]
Financial Conflict of Interest (FCOI) regulations have received increased attention in the last year due to the changes imposed by the Public Health Service. In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Jilda Garton, Vice President for Research and General Manager of GTRC and GTARC at Georgia Institute of Technology, provides background on FCOI and other considerations of which to be aware:
One lesser-known provision of many federal awards is the Fly America Act, which concerns the use of air carrier services under U.S. governmental funds. In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Temple University’s Rashonda Harris, Associate Director of Research Accounting Services, and Albana Cejne, Associate Director, discuss the Act and issues that often arise with it.
Happy Friday blogging world! If you are working at a University like we are, you know that Graduation is upon us! Exams are winding down, presentations have been given and forgotten and now all that is left to do is celebrate! Today we want to congratulate all of our Graduates here at Johns Hopkins, Bloomberg School of Public Health, as well as those students graduating from our JHU affiliates and other universities and colleges! This is a wonderful and exciting time for all those students. The possibilities are endless of where they will go next, but we are sure it will be somewhere great! To celebrate, check out some of the best graduation photos Google could find! Continue reading
[Occasionally, we like to revisit posts from days gone by that either (1) are always relevant, or (2) are the subject of recent questions received by our office. In today’s From The Vault, we look at Nondisclosure Agreements (sometimes called Confidentiality Agreements), which are frequently used as precursors to the inception of a formal research project.]
With institutions seeing a reduction in awards both in number and in disbursement, cost-sharing is being encountered more often in research projects. In this week’s NCURA YouTube Tuesday, Kelly Morrison, Cost Share Officer at Northwestern University, addresses the issues of cost sharing and cost matching: