Research Services Provided

Research Services Provided

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Research being conducted in a lab.Pre-award services provided:

  • Identifying and publicizing funding opportunities
  • Reviewing funding opportunity announcements (e.g. the PA, PAR, FOA, or RFP) and sponsor guidelines to identify specific sponsor requirements
  • Serving as a liaison between the OSP pre-award Sponsored Program Officer (SPO) and the faculty for award negotiations, revising budgets and responding to funding cuts as requested by the sponsor
  • Requesting a preliminary project number if needed

Post-award services provided:

  • Completing signature authorization forms for the project
  • Helping to ensure faculty and staff are appointed to the project by processing release time, cost-shared, direct appointments and working with other departments as needed
  • Completing personnel expenditures transfers (retro distributions) as needed to ensure faculty and staff effort is properly charged to the project
  • Working with faculty, research staff, and division coordinators to assist with procurement of supplies and materials
  • Advising faculty on allowable costs and budget latitude
  • Helping faculty complete progress (non-competing renewals) and final reports
  • Serving as a liaison between the OSP post-award SPO and the faculty for budget revisions, requests for project period extensions, and during project close-out
  • Monitoring project financials
  • Facilitating compliance activities such as effort certification, conflict of interest certification, training in protection of human and animal subjects
  • Arranging for consultant and sub-award agreements

Bridge Loan Policy  - Effective July 1, 2016