Upcoming Office of Research Trainings


The Office of Research will be offering 4 workshops this Spring as part of the Office of Human Resources’ Faculty and Staff Development Program (FSDP). 







Who Should Attend


Clinical & Corporate Contract Basics

Wednesday, May 9

9:00 – 11:00 am

342 Craig Hall

This workshop offers a description of the types of agreements processed by the Clinical and Corporate Contracts team, common reasons for contract delay, most commonly negotiated contract provisions, and strategies to avoid protracted contracting processes.

New research administrators and/or new faculty, or those who would like a refresher on the types of matters and submission requirements for the Clinical and Corporate Contracts team at the Office of Research.


Basics of Federal Contract Administration

Thursday, June 7

9:00 – 11:00 am

B21 University Club

This workshop offers a basic overview of the federal contract process. Content includes a submission process overview, an overview of key issues, financial stewardship requirements, an overview of compliance issues unique to federal contracts, and an overview of the closeout process.

Faculty and staff who support federal contract funding activities, and staff charged with research administration support and related activities


Introduction to Grants Management Services in the Office of Research

Thursday, May 24

9:00 – 11:00 am

342 Craig Hall

This workshop is designed to provide a fundamental understanding of institutional pre-award processes, requirements, and systems relative to grants.

Research administrators who are new to the field or who are familiar with research administration but new to the University; faculty members who are interested in learning more about sponsored research processes at the University


Introduction to the PERIS™ MyFunding Module

Thursday, June 21

9:00 – 11:00 am

342 Craig Hall

This introductory workshop is designed to help participants become more familiar with the MyFunding module and its capabilities.

Research Administrators involved in the proposal submission process, as well as faculty who would like a hands-on tutorial of MyFunding.