Category Archives: SOT

Research Week 2023 in Review

Author: Tricia Callahan, Interim Director, ORA Research Training Over 400 staff gathered over three days to learn, connect, and celebrate during Research Week 2023. Attendees selected from over 32 contact hours of general knowledge and skill-based educational opportunities. Check out the opportunities and highlights from the celebration here: Research Week 2023 Recap Video.mp4 The feedback […]

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The Office of Research Administration (ORA) Announces the Launch of the Office of Research Administration Optimization (ORAO) to Advance Research Services and Support

Author: Lisa Wilson, Interim Asst. VP for Research and Senior Director for the Office of Strategic Operations and Training The Office of Research Administration (ORA) proudly announces the establishment of the Office of Research Administration Optimization (ORA-O), an innovative approach aimed at enhancing research services and support, officially launched on October 1, 2023. The Office […]

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Office of Research Administration to Explore Operations with Cutting-edge Generative AI and ChatGPT-like Integration

  Author: Lisa Wilson, Sr. Director, SOT The Office of Research Administration is partnering with students from the Goizueta Business School on a groundbreaking project that will explore academic research administration. Leveraging the capabilities of Generative Artificial Intelligence (genAI) and advanced language models like ChatGPT, the project aims to create a proof-of-concept Large Language Model […]

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Best Practices in Award Management

During a recent ORA Boot Camp, Davion Johnson (SOT), Ashunti Gore (RAS ABOSS), and Chad Dunn (RAS ABOSS) shared best practices in award management. Tips included a deep dive into an investigator’s portfolio; forecasting and other tools essential for financial management; and the importance of regular communication and collaboration for successful award management. In a […]

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Data Sharing Regulations and NIH Budgeting Guidance

Author: Heather Lennon, Strategic Operations and Training  Overview  Recently, the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) released new requirements on public access to publications and data resulting from federal funding in a memo known as The Nelson Memo.  The Nelson memo calls for ALL federal agencies to update their public access policies to ensure […]

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