ORA News

  1. Revised NIH Definition of “Clinical Trial”

    November 25, 2014 – NIH has revised its definition of “clinical trial.” Please view the notice for additional details.

  2. ORA Training: Uniform Guidance Workshops

    November 19, 2014 – ORA is offering two informative and practical sessions to assist research administrators in understanding the impact and key issues of the new Uniform Guidance.

  3. Uniform Guidance COFAR Webcast

    November 10, 2014 – Please visit this link to view a recorded webcast of the Uniform Guidance Implementation - A Conversation Presented by the COFAR on October 2, 2014.

  4. NIH Notices regarding Webinars, Continuing Resolution and the new IMS

    October 08, 2014 – Please cllick here to view three NIH notices concerning webinars, continuing resolution and the use of the new Inclusion Management System (IMS).

  5. ORA Quarterly Meeting October 7, 2014 Presentation

    October 08, 2014 – Please click here to view the presentation of the ORA Quarterly Meeting.

  6. Individual Development Plans for Graduate Students & Postdoctoral Researchers

    September 03, 2014 – NIH encourages institutions to develop Individual Development Plans for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers.

  7. How Do Multi-PI Applications Fare?

    August 11, 2014 – Please view this NIH article to learn how multi-PI applications fare in comparison to single-PI applications.

  8. NIH Announcement: RPPR Required for Non-SNAP Progress Reports Beginning October 17, 2014

    July 24, 2014 – Please review this important announcement from NIH regarding Research Performance Progress Reports.

  9. NIH Extends PMS Implementation

    July 14, 2014 – NIH has extended the Payment Management system sub-accounting implementation deadline to October 1, 2015.

  10. NIH Updating Grant Closeout Policies and Procedures

    May 06, 2014 – NIH will revise certain policies and procedures in the closeout of NIH grants and cooperative agreements. Click above for more details. FAQs

  11. PCRF Training Materials

    March 05, 2014 – Click on the link to learn about navigating the new and improved Proposal Contract Routing Forms (PCRF) and application process overview.

  12. ORA Quarterly Meetings

    February 18, 2014 – University of Miami faculty, administrators and staff are invited to attend the Office of Research Administration (ORA) Quarterly Meetings.

  13. Post-Award Personnel Shifts

    January 31, 2014 – Personnel shifts have taken place in Post-Award. Please see link for relevant information.

  14. NIH Notices

    January 21, 2014 – ORA is providing you with the most recent NIH notices. We will provide more information as it becomes available.

  15. NSF Notices: New PAPP Guide

    December 23, 2013 – The National Science Foundation has created a new Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide effective December 26, 2014.

  16. Procedure for Department Receipt of Checks

    November 22, 2013 – University procedures require that all checks related to sponsored programs be processed through the Office of Research Administration’s lockbox.

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