NURAMP Workshop Series


These are the topics, dates and times for the Spring 2015 NURAMP workshop series. All sessions will be held in Room 152 of the Whittier Research Center, 2200 Vine Street. For more information, contact Liz Banset, or 402-472-7003.

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Basic Modules

1) Introduction to Research Resources at UNL
Tues., March 17, 10-11 a.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
Wed., March 25, 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
Thurs., April 9, 1-4 p.m.
REPEATS April 23, 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
Wed., April 15, 1-2:30 p.m.
(also online)
Overview of responsibilities for animal protection, human subjects protection, conflict of interest, research misconduct and export control.

5) Administering the Award
Tues., April 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., March 31, 10 a.m.-noon

UNL’s effort reporting requirements; the PAR form; how to report faculty effort and handle changes in effort.

2) Data Management Plans
Tues., April 7, 11 a.m.-noon (also online)
Preparing data management plans to conform with granting agencies’ policies on disseminating, preserving and sharing research results.

3) Communicating with the Public about Your Research
Fri., April 24, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

Strategies for researchers who use social media or write articles about their research for the general public. Workshop ends at noon, with lunch provided from noon-1 p.m.

4) Managing Contracts
Mon., April 27, 1-2:30 p.m.
(also online)
Considerations in applying for and managing contracts and other types of agreements.

5) Electronic Submission Systems
Thurs., April 30, 1-4:15 p.m.
Using electronic submission systems to find, prepare and submit electronic grant applications. Register for one or both sessions: 1-2:45 p.m. –; 3-4:15 p.m.– NSF FastLane

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