Category Archives: RGC

Research Grants and Contracts

Budget Reductions for Financial Status Reports (FSRs)

Thank you to everyone who attended our brief demonstration on “Budget Reductions for Financial Status Reports (FSRs)” conducted by RGC Operations on Tuesday, April 14th. You shared great questions & insight.  We appreciate each of you who took part to make the demonstration a success. Here are a few points of reference from the demo: […]

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RGC NCURA Campus Liaison

RGC has a NCURA Campus Liaison. The NCURA Campus Liaison is responsible for sharing monthly updates from NCURA. These updates are not limited to members only. If you are interested in receiving these monthly updates, please email Rashonda Harris, the Director of RGC Operations rharr30@emory.edu. She has created a listserv for recipients.

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RGC PAS Kick Off Meetings

Kick Off Meetings! In November 2019 RGC Post Award Setup (PAS) implemented a new best practice for all New and Continuation awards that have 10 or more projects and over $1M.  This process may also apply to other complex awards that may warrant a discussion. These meetings will be scheduled via Skype/Zoom for about 30 […]

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Emory’s NCURA, Campus Liaison

Rashonda Harris of RGC Operations has been selected as Emory’s Campus Liaison for NCURA.  NCURA’s Campus Liaison Program is a monthly email outreach filled with professional resources from NCURA that Rashonda will share with internal listservs on campus. Beginning this January, Rashonda will receive a monthly email to share internally on campus to provide the […]

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Emory’s NCURA Global Fellow’s visit to Australia

Rashonda Harris of Research-Grants & Contracts, Operations was awarded an NCURA Global Fellowship to the University of Melbourne in beautiful Australia.  This November, Rashonda spent two weeks in Australia, visiting not only the University of Melbourne, but also, visiting the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, informally RMIT.  The NCURA Global Fellowship program is a joint […]

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Important Agency Updates from NIH and NSF

Please note that NIH and NSF have recently issued important updates to their proposal and award policies and procedures. ORA will work to summarize the most pertinent parts of these updates in a future newsletter. However, we wanted to be sure that the Emory Research Community was made aware of these updates as quickly as […]

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NIH Expands Notice of Interest in Diversity

On November 22, 2019, the NIH rescinded its 2018 Notice of Interest in Diversity (NOT-OD-18-210) and replaced it with an expanded Notice of Interest in Diversity (NOT-OD-20-031).  In this expanded notice, the NIH issued the following revised diversity statement: “In spite of tremendous advancements in scientific research, information, educational and research opportunities are not equally […]

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CRA Study Group

About the CRA Study Group The CRA Study Group is a self-study program facilitated by small group meetings and designed for all Emory University research administrators who are interested in and qualify to take the certified research administrator (CRA) exam. The CRA exam is managed by the Research Administrators Certification Council (RACC), an independent certifying […]

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Emory Research Administrator Spotlight- Rashonda Harris

This month we are proud to highlight one of our Emory Research Administrators, Rashonda Harris, for her inspiring volunteer work with the National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) to bring four complimentary NCURA workshops to Puerto Rico in February 2019. In September 2017, Puerto Rico was hit by the devastating hurricane Maria. Since that […]

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PMS – Two-Factor Authentication Requirement

PMS will be instituting a “Two-Factor Authentication requirement.”  The requirement for Two-Factor Authentication will be rolled out in phases between March 25, 2019 and March 31, 2019. All Payment Management System (PMS) users will be required to use Two-Factor Authentication to log into PMS.  Two-factor authentication is a method of confirming your claimed identities by […]

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