Category Archives: ORA

New Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Now Available

A new Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG) is now available, see the notice below. There are many significant changes this year they will be effective for any proposals being submitted on or after January 30, 2023. Please see the following resources for additional information: NCURA YouTube Tuesdays with Jean Feldman on PAPPG […]

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Preparing Supplemental Funding Requests in Research.gov and Upcoming FastLane Proposal Decommissioning Deadlines

*The below message was shared on behalf of the National Science Foundation (NSF)* Dear Colleagues: We are pleased to announce that supplemental funding requests including Career-Life Balance requests can now be prepared in Research.gov. Supplemental funding requests can be submitted in Research.gov regardless of the system used (Research.gov, FastLane, or Grants.gov) for proposal submission. FastLane […]

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Research Human Resources and Operations- A Year in Review

Research Human Resources and Operations supports SVPR, ORA, and their Vision for Research Excellence. Through collaborative partnerships, consistent communication, and transparency, we achieved numerous measurable outcomes. Our OneORA framework supports our goal for operational efficiency.  The 12 elements of OneORA help us centralize and optimize processes involving our workforce.  The key areas for FY22 included: […]

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We Appreciate Your Feedback- ORA Annual Satisfaction Survey

We heard you!  We are incorporating your feedback!  And yes, we are reading all your comments!  We can’t thank you enough for providing feedback regarding your satisfaction with the services of ORA and our research administrative departments and units. Our goal is to be, as transparent as possible by sharing the survey results across campus, […]

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FY22 Faculty Facing Mission Metrics Now Available

The Faculty Facing Mission Metrics for FY22 are now available.  As you might recall, we implemented Mission Metrics to provide informative metrics to faculty with a focus on the performance of ORA’s departments and units.  We share these metrics to increase transparency and utilize them also internally to identify areas for process improvement initiatives.    […]

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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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