NURAMP Workshop Series


152 Paul Research Center, 2200 Vine St.
Register here

Preparing and Submitting Proposals
Thurs., March 22, 10-11:30 a.m.
Overview of the proposal planning process at Nebraska and information about offices within the Office of Research and Economic Development that offer support at different stages of proposal preparation.

Award Administration
Tues., March 27, 8:30-11:00 a.m.

Procedures for setting up accounts, managing subcontracts, documenting allowable costs, making post-award changes, closing an award and participating in an audit.

Budget Preparation and Development
Wed., March 28, 9-11:30 a.m.
Hands-on practice creating effective proposal budgets and budget justifications; explanation of specific budget categories and allowability of costs; review of principles of cost sharing and subcontracting.

PARs and Effort Reporting
Thurs., March 29, 10-11:30 a.m.
Overview of the university’s effort reporting requirements and tips for completing the PAR form; how to report faculty effort and handle changes in effort.

Research Responsibility
Wed., April 4, 1-2:30 p.m. 

Overview of programs that govern the use of animals in research and ensure protections of human subjects involved in research, as well as policies related to conflict of interest, the responsible conduct of research and export control.

Preparing for Awards and Managing Contracts
Tues., April 10, 10-11 a.m.

Considerations in applying for and managing contracts and other types of agreements; special circumstances while waiting for an award.

Cost Sharing
Thurs., April 12, 10-11:30 a.m.

Overview of what cost share and match are, how they are managed at the university, and the process and procedures for reporting cost share.

Communicating with the Public about Your Research/Using Social Media
Tues., April 17, 10 a.m. – noon
Tips and strategies for effectively communicating with the general public about research; strategies for researchers who use social media to communicate about their research.