Tag Archives: RAS

PI Financial Portal to Provide Financial Overview for Faculty

Have you ever had a question about your financial portfolio, but were unsure who to ask about a speed type or the balance of a project? Have you dreamed of a “snapshot” where information about your awards and projects are consolidated for easy viewing and access? We have heard these questions and ORA is committed […]

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Rapid Response Expedites COVID-19 Related Studies at Emory

In January 2020, the Georgia CTSA Quality & Efficiency program finalized their SOP for the Rapid Response Team to obtain fast-track approvals across the Emory system. This new SOP allows for the coordination of needed approvals within 48 hours. The process was a collaboration, with Office for Clinical Research (OCR) leading Emory’s Rapid Response Team […]

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Continuous Improvement: Spotlight on RAS

In January, the Office for Research Administration released the Huron report to the Emory community: an in-depth assessment of the research life cycle at Emory. The major strengths identified by the Huron team reflect the strength of ORA’s biggest asset: its people. As a whole, leaders and staff are committed to identifying areas for improvement […]

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RAS Graduates First Cohort of Coaches

RAS launched RAS LEAP (Lead, Energize, and Accelerate Performance) to train a cohort of coaches to be deployed in FY20.  All new RAS hires will be assigned a coach for their first year.  The coaches are trained in the “coaching for commitment” model.  During regular sessions, coaches focus on staff members’ specific skills and development […]

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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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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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NIH ALERT: New NIH Submission Requirements Effective January 25, 2018

To all Investigators proposing human subjects research to the NIH, For NIH submissions with due dates on or after January 25, 2018, it is imperative to make an accurate determination of whether your study meets the NIH definition of a clinical trial.  The NIH has broadly defined a “clinical trial” resulting in stringent requirements—some are […]

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FGC Operations, Departmental Restructuring

  As of September 1, 2017, Operations moved to a structure of three Financial Managers, each supporting three RAS Units. Each Financial Manager will lead a team consisting of one Lead Financial Analyst, one Senior Financial Analyst. This reorganization will allow us to leverage the experience and knowledge of our senior staff in developing our […]

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OSP, OTT and FGC Discuss Guidelines for Interactions with Sponsors

Joint Announcement from: Kerry Peluso and Holly Sommers, Office of Sponsored Programs Todd Sherer and Cale Lennon, Office of Technology Transfer Bill Lambert, Finance — Grants & Contracts Guidelines for Interaction with Sponsors Office of Sponsored Programs/Office of Technology Transfer The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) and Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) should always be […]

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