Targeted, skills-based educational offerings in a class/workshop style that includes participation from departmental administrators, RAS, VPF and VPR as subject matter experts.
View the next RAP sessions on the Upcoming Trainings and Events page.
RAP Sessions on Atlas
Select RAP sessions are available as Atlas courses.
We welcome all research administrators to join us for the Research Administration Practices (RAP) session on "NIH Proposal Resources and Updates". Come meet with your peers and colleagues in research administration as we discuss available resources and new updates coming from the Agency. View course on Atlas
The RAS Liaisons for NSF offer important information on recent or planned changes to the Foundation’s Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), including proposal submission methods, forms, and required disclosures. Resources from NSF and RAS are provided as well as best practices and tips. View course on Atlas or view slides
The PI is ultimately responsible for all aspects of sponsored research, including proposal submission, compliance with Institute and federal policies, monitoring spending and subrecipients, and technical and progress reporting.
Research Administrators support PIs in successfully meeting sponsored project requirements and effective communication is essential. This RAP session offered on March 24, 2021 covers tips and tricks for how to effectively communicate information in the research administration environment:
- Best communication method
- Tailoring emails for the right audience
- Communicating potential issues or challenges with proposals and/or awards
- Scheduling and conducting Zoom meetings as needed to get the best results.
Recordings of Past RAP Sessions
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