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Research Administration Essentials

Research Administration Essentials Workshop Series

Research Administration Essentials workshops are designed to assist those involved in the administration of research grants for the University of Nebraska.

The Fall 2021 Research Administration Essentials series is offered via Zoom with live and recorded sessions, each with a subject matter expert available to answer questions. To register, click on the topic to be directed to the Bridge registration page.

Wednesday, September 15, 1-3 p.m.: Preparing and Submitting Proposals

Wednesday, September 22, 1-3:30 p.m.: Budget Preparation and Development

Wednesday, September 29, 1-2 p.m.: Preparing for Awards and Managing Contracts

Wednesday, October 6, 1-2:30 p.m.: Research Responsibility

Wednesday, October 13, 1-3:30 p.m.: Award Administration

Wednesday, October 20, 1-2:30 p.m.: Project Verification Statements

Wednesday, October 27, 1-2:30 p.m.: Cost Sharing


About Research Administration Essentials

Research Administration Essentials is a comprehensive education program offered by the Office of Research and Economic Development, bringing together existing and new instructional components to meet the research administration needs of faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates and graduate students. The mission of Research Administration Essentials is to ensure that important research at the University of Nebraska continues to move forward, in compliance with funding requirements and in support of the principles of institutional integrity and credibility.

The program provides the university’s research community with an improved understanding of research regulations, policies and procedures, as well as access to vital resources and contacts for further assistance in managing research projects and programs. All Research Administration Essentials educational activities and resources are available to any university employee or student engaged in research and creative activity, as well as administrative staff who support research at the program, department or college level by planning, managing and/or administering grant-funded or sponsored projects.

For more information about Research Administration Essentials, contact Laurie Sampson at 402.472.3136 or laurie.sampson@unl.edu.