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National Council of University Research Administrators Mid-Atlantic Region Hosts Fall Workshop at UB

"Building Blocks for Research Administration," Sept. 20

May 16, 2013
Contact: University Relations
Phone: 410.837.5739

The National Council of University Research Administrators Mid-Atlantic Region will present "Building Blocks for Research Administration," a one-day workshop for research professionals who may benefit from a better understanding of the various concepts of research administration, on Friday, Sept. 20, at the University of Baltimore.

This full-day session will provide knowledge, strategies and tools to effectively manage sponsored projects. It will include a discussion of the federal regulations upon which institutional compliance is based; the administrative concepts of proposal submission; costing issues; the concept of effort; post-award management; project closeout; compliance and audits. The event wll take place in the Bogomolny Room in the UB Student Center, 21 W. Mt. Royal Ave., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Faculty for "Building Blocks for Research Administration" will include Erin Danna-Bailey, associate director of the Primary Care Research Institute at the University of Buffalo; Brenda Kavanaugh, associate director of the Office of Research & Project Administration at the University of Rochester; and Brian N. Squilla, chief of staff in the Office of the Dean at Jefferson Medical College.

The cost of attendance is $175, which includes workshop materials, a continental breakfast and lunch. Participants do not have to be members of NCURA to attend.

To register with a credit card, visit http://ncuraregionii.org. To pay with a check, follow the instructions on the website and mail the registration form by Aug. 30.

UB's Office of Sponsored Research will offer a limited number of scholarships to UB employees. For more information about applying for a scholarship, contact Magui Cardona.

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