Effective October 1, 2021, all University non-capital project WBSEs will be created as nine (9) digits. The new WBSEs will return to sight recognition within the 3xx range. The last six (6) digits will be generic.
The first digit indicates a restricted WBSE
The second digit identifies the sponsor
The third digit identifies the type of activity funded.
There will be no changes or conversions for existing WBSEs – codes will remain as is (7 digits) until they are closed. There will be no changes for cost centers or profit centers.
Please join us for a virtual Research Administration Town Hall on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm. We will provide operational, procedural and regulatory updates on topics related to pre- and post-award management, including the updated NIH Other Support and Biosketch forms. Other topics will include pre-award submission procedures and forthcoming myRESEARCHhome forms.
Please mark your calendar for a Research Administration Virtual Town Hall on Monday, February 22 from 3:00-4:30 pm. We will provide operational, policy, and regulatory updates on topics related to pre- and post-award project management.
Research Administration leaders from the Provost Management Center (PAMC), Central Administation (CAMC), and the Medicine and Nursing Management Center (MNMC) will provide updates and presentations, and this Town Hall will take the place of the ORS Quarterly meeting and the ORA Bi-Monthly Town Hall previously scheduled for Thursday, February 25.
The Office of Education for Research Administration and Finance (OERAF) is now accepting applications for the Advanced Grants Management (AGM) Certification Program. AGM is a certificate program for grant managers and other interested individuals with greater than three years experience in grant management and greater than 50% grant management duties.
We are excited to announce several upcoming continuing education opportunities for Duke research administrators. All of the opportunities outlined below are Duke specific compliance, systems, or business process training as outlined in the table found here.
Duke Research Week 2021 - Up to 3 CE hours available We will be offering continuing education credit for two sessions occurring as part of Duke Research Week 2021.
A new tool is now available through myRESEARCHhome to guide Duke’s research community to policy, process, and helpful resources throughout a research project lifecycle. This new tool, myRESEARCHpath, brings together information from over 35 research support offices across the institution so researchers can easily access the information they need to navigate tasks from idea generation to project closeout.
Research Administration (Grant and Business Managers), As you may be aware, funding for approximately 12 federal agencies, including the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security, is set to expire at midnight this Friday, December 21, 2018.
Important changes to our administrative requirements related to purchases of services outside the United States reflect Duke’s continued global expansion and our focus on streamlining processes for our faculty working abroad. Click here to read the full announcement.