104 Research Administration Building

OGCA Coffee Chat - Subcontractors, Consultants, and Collaborators (Theresa Girardi/John Fillio)

Date/Time: 
02/23/2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Subcontractors, consultants, collaborators – who are they, and how are they different. Why is it important to know and how to identify them. When is it appropriate to budget them in your proposal. We will define each and help to distinguish the differences between these types of participants in University sponsored projects. In addition, you will learn how the government and the University expects you to budget for each, as well as the documentation required for inclusion in the proposal.

Coffee Chat - Conflict of Interest (Jennifer Donais)

Date/Time: 
02/16/2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

What is a conflict of interest, what are my responsibilities, and whom do I report a conflict to? Some conflicts are not as obvious as others and could take you by surprise. Join us for a discussion of different conflict of interest situations and how these can be avoided. Please bring your own experience and questions.

OGCA Coffee Chat - Why Certain FARS (Federal Acquisition Regulations) are unacceptable to UMass (Andrew Cote)

Date/Time: 
02/14/2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

This session will discuss those common FARS that agencies pass down to the University that are not acceptable: which FARS, what they mean, what their implications for the University and the PI are, and why the University cannot accept them.

Coffee Chat - NSF: new policies effecting research proposals (Kimberley Broderick)

Date/Time: 
02/09/2012, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Updates on new NSF policies will be presented including proposal requirements, program
changes, guideline highlights, etc. .

Animal Users-Classroom Training

Date/Time: 
12/07/2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This training is mandatory for all personnel listed in an animal use protocol. The class provides basic information regarding protocol submission, revision and approval procedures as well as general instructions for working in animal facilities.

If you wish to register online click here. If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Miller at bsmiller@research.umass.edu or call 545-0668.

Animal Users-Classroom Training

Date/Time: 
11/08/2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This training is mandatory for all personnel listed in an animal use protocol. The class provides basic information regarding protocol submission, revision and approval procedures as well as general instructions for working in animal facilities.

If you wish to register online click here. If you have any questions, please contact Barbara Miller at bsmiller@research.umass.edu or call 545-0668.

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