Category Archives: ORA

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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Call For Nominations- Faculty Service Dragon Award

The following message is sent on behalf of Dr. Deborah Bruner and Dr. Todd Sherer to Emory Faculty Collaborating with Research Administration Services Units   March 14, 2019 Dear Colleagues, The Office of Research Administration (ORA) has implemented a new staff recognition and award program named The ORA Dragon Awards.  During the next ORA’s Biannual […]

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Physician Fringe Rate Established for FY 2020

Beginning in FY 2020, Emory will have a new fringe rate for faculty physician employees.  Our faculty physician employees are unique because of their dual appointment positions within the University and Healthcare and across our tripartite missions: research, teaching and clinical care delivery. Physicians currently have some of their benefits funded by the University fringe […]

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New Webinars and Program Now Available in ELMS

How to register: Register for the webinar/program in ELMS. To locate the webinar/program, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar/program. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Upcoming NCURA Webinars

Upcoming NCURA webinars How to register: Register for the webinar in ELMS. To locate the webinar, please search using class code listed next to the corresponding webinar. Questions: Please contact Ashley Myers at aemyers@emory.edu.

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Spring 2018 ORA Leadership Speaker Series

On behalf of Dr. David L. Wynes: Dear colleagues, To support ORA’s goal to invest in the training and development of all staff and leadership within the division, ORA launched the Leadership Speaker Series in April 2017.  In continuing the ORA leadership speaker series, please mark your calendars for March 15, 2018, at 8:30 am. […]

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Changes in OSP Leadership

Kerry Peluso will be leaving Emory and has accepted a position at Florida State University and her last day at Emory will be December 8th.  Kerry will be working for FSU’s Vice President for Research in a key role overseeing both pre- and post-award offices as well as serving as the Treasurer of the FSU […]

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New ORA Reporting Page now Available

  If you need access to research data or research administration metrics data, please visit ORA’s new reporting page. There are a variety of reports available (including trend reports). The page can be accessed at http://www.or.emory.edu/reporting/index.html. If there is other information you need or you have suggestions on how to improve a report or layout of […]

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NIH Provides Updated Definition of Clinical Trial

***IMPORTANT: NIH CLINICAL TRIAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT and UPDATED DEFINITION OF CLINICAL TRIAL*** The NIH Clinical Trial Funding Opportunity Announcement policy requires all applications with due dates on/after January 25, 2018 involving clinical trials be submitted through a FOA specific to clinical trials. More information on this will be provided by ORA over the upcoming […]

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