NURAMP Workshop Series


These are the topics, dates and times for the Fall 2014 NURAMP workshop series.

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Basic Modules

1) Introduction to Research Resources at UNL, Thurs., Sept. 18, 1-2 p.m. (also online). Introduction to research resources provided by the Office of Research and Economic Development; policies and regulations governing sponsored research at UNL.

2) Preparing and Submitting Proposals,  Tues., Sept. 30, 9-11 a.m.  Types of proposals and specific UNL procedures to consider when preparing a proposal; how to route a proposal through NUgrant and what to expect during the OSP review process.

3) Budget Preparation and Development, Tues., Oct. 7, 1-4 p.m. Creating effective proposal budgets and budget justifications; understanding specific budget categories and allowability of costs; review of principles of cost sharing and subcontracting.

4) Research Responsibility, Tues., Oct. 14, 9-10:30 a.m. (also online). Overview of responsibilities for animal protection, human subjects protection, conflict of interest, responsible conduct of research and research misconduct.

5) Administering the Award, Tues., Oct. 21, 9-11:30 a.m. (also online). Procedures for setting up accounts, managing subcontracts, documenting allowable costs, making post-award changes, closing an award and participating in an audit.


1)  PARs and Effort Reporting, Tues., Sept. 23, 9-11 a.m.  (also online). UNL’s effort reporting requirements; the PAR form; how to report faculty effort and handle changes in effort.

2) Data Management Plans, Thurs., Oct. 2, 9-10 a.m. (also online). Preparing data management plans to conform with granting agencies’ policies on disseminating, preserving and sharing research results.

3) Export Control, Thurs., Oct. 16, 1-2 p.m. (also online). Introduction to UNL’s export control policy and how export controls may apply to your research; procedures for creating a technology control plan, if needed

4) Managing Contracts, Tues., Oct. 28, 10-11:30 a.m. (also online). Considerations in applying for and managing contracts; special pre-award circumstances..

5) Electronic Submission Systems, Tues., Nov. 4, 1-4:15 p.m. Using electronic submission systems to find, prepare and submit electronic grant applications. Choose one or both sessions: 1-2:45 p.m. –; 3-4:15 p.m. – NSF FastLane

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