Category Archives: ORA

Message from VPRA: Dr. Robert Nobles (August 2022)

Greetings and welcome to a new academic year! The summer months always seem to fly by quickly; and I am hopeful everyone had an opportunity to travel, connect with friends and family, and recharge for another amazing year at Emory. The ORA FY22 academic year concluded with some truly remarkable advances. Over the past year […]

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Grants Management System Review

The Business of Research Review By: Melanie Lawrence, AVP and Chief Business Officer for Research We are currently working on a comprehensive process and system architectural review for the grants management life cycle. We are conducting a current state understanding of processes and systems in order to determine the magnitude and inventory of recurring factors […]

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OnCore Implementation Impact Letter

Emory Research Community, Associated Partners, Collaborators, and Sponsors: Emory University is implementing the OnCore clinical trials management system (CTMS) in September/October 2022. OnCore is an enterprise-wide CTMS that will optimize the management of clinical research and integrate multiple functions including protocol administration, coverage analysis, budget development, participant tracking, and sponsor invoicing. Implementing this new system […]

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ORA Staff Spotlight- Dr. Jamila Edwards

Congratulations 2022 SRAI Future of the Field Rising Star Awardee Please join us in celebrating Dr. Jamila Edwards! She is the recipient of the 2022 SRAI Future of the Field Rising Star Award! According to SRAI “The rising stars chosen to be recognized this year represent the most radiant of research administration professionals from all […]

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ORA Virtual Interview Fair: July 11th, 18th, & 25th

The Emory Office of Research Administration will be holding a virtual interview fair July 11th, 18th, and. 25th. A searchable PDF version of the event flyer can be found by clicking on the flyer image below.  

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2022 ORA Dragon Awards

On April 25, 2022, the Office of Research Administration (ORA) held the third ORA Dragon Service Awards. This is part of an ongoing commitment to recognize and celebrate the contributions and achievements of ORA’s staff and members of the Faculty/Research community who demonstrate outstanding partnership with ORA. The winners of this year’s awards were nominated […]

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Do You Have a Non-Emory Individual Participating in Research Laboratory Activities?

*Volunteers are not permitted in Emory research laboratories. EHSO’s former Volunteers and Minors Registration Forms are no longer accepted and have been removed from our website. New guidelines for volunteers in research laboratories were established in Fall 2021. Please review the following Requirements for Joining an Emory SOM Lab to determine whether you should complete […]

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Don’t Risk a Fall – Use Ladders and Step Stools Properly

Ladders and step stools are commonly used in the home and workplace, but do we give them much thought before stepping on one? If used improperly, they can be dangerous or even fatal. According to the Liberty Mutual 2020 Workplace Safety Index, $5.71 billion is spent on workplace falls to a lower level, such as […]

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Do You Have a Non-Emory Individual Participating in Research Laboratory Activities?

New guidelines for volunteers in research laboratories were established in Fall 2021.  Please review the following Requirements for Joining an Emory SOM Lab to determine whether you should complete the Non-Emory Research Affiliates Registration Form.   Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS) has adopted similar guidelines to those published by School of Medicine (SOM).   Emory […]

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Valuable Research IT Tools Become Available to All Labs

When Dr. Bruner, Senior Vice President of Research, commissioned the Research IT Task Force in 2019, one of the group’s recommendations was to lower the cost barrier of IT solutions. As a result, we are excited to announce enterprise availability for the REDCap and OpenSpecimen platforms. All research teams will soon be able to utilize […]

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