In response to the Subaward Business Process Improvement initiative undertaken in May 2015, Research Management Services (RMS) has been working to accomplish the workgroup’s goals that were designed to improve subaward support for the UCSF research community. Below is a brief synopsis of some accomplishments to date.
Winona Ward joined UCSF as the Director of Research Management Services (RMS) on March 14, 2016. Winona has twenty-two years of research administration experience, including leading sponsored research offices at both Louisiana State University and Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
Do you prepare and submit proposals, manage research projects or financials, negotiate contracts and awards, or oversee research compliance?
In order to promote reproducible research results and ensure that NIH is funding the highest quality research, NIH research applications and progress reports (RPPRs) are required to address scientific rigor and transparency. The application instructions for research grants and mentored career development grants are focusing on four key areas: scientific premise, scientific rigor, biological variables, and key biological and/or chemical resources. The chart below outlines the application of the four key concepts.
All UCSF staff and faculty have access to library of grant template text, managed by the RDO and hosted on a UCSF Library Guides page. Have you been asked to write a letter of support on behalf of your Departmental Chair, or are looking to refresh your NIH “Facilities and Other Resources” document? Let our templates help you overcome the hurdle of starting with a blank page! Some recent additions to the RDO Guides page include: