Training

Wednesday, August 19, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - Learn to navigate UNI's internal approval process for grant and contract proposals. This session will walk through the electronic Proposal Routing and Approval Form (PRAF) and have time for questions. Support staff and Principal Investigators are particularly encouraged to attend; all are welcome.

Monday, August 24, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Progams - An accurate budget is critical to obtaining and successfully managing external funding. This session will provide an overview of the conceptual and technical components of good budgets.

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - Cost-share, match, in-kind dollars, leveraged funds...what is it really, how should it be handled in a proposal, and how do I report it at UNI? This session will provide a detailed look at cost share and reporting cost share at UNI.

Thursday, September 3, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

IRB Chair Todd Evans offers two IRB tutorials each semester for the campus community. Rather than comprehensive certifiable training, these individualized tutorial sessions are designed to explain the UNI IRB submission and review process within the context of the needs of attendees, their research plans, and preparation of their IRB materials. (Please note: these sessions no longer fulfill the IRB training requirement.)

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - What’s the difference between the two? This session focuses on an overview of subawards and subcontracts – their elements and when to utilize a subaward versus a subcontract (pre-award) and once you’ve received the prime award (post-award) – roles & responsibilities, subaward invoice approval, subrecipient monitoring and subaward amendments. The subject matter is geared towards researchers, project directors and those newer to subawards; however, all are welcome.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - You’ve been funded – now what? This session will cover all aspects of postaward project management and the paperwork needed, from project start until project end.

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

IRB Chair Todd Evans offers two IRB tutorials each semester for the campus community. Rather than comprehensive certifiable training, these individualized tutorial sessions are designed to explain the UNI IRB submission and review process within the context of the needs of attendees, their research plans, and preparation of their IRB materials. (Please note: these sessions no longer fulfill the IRB training requirement.)

Monday, October 19, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - Cost transfers - what are they and what’s the big deal? This training forum will provide a detailed look at cost transfers including journal entries, labor distribution adjustments and other issues.

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am

From the Office of Research & Sponsored Programs - Final accounting is the financial reconciliation of your sponsored project, which helps you take a "final look" at your project and all the expenses related to it. This training will assist investigators and support staff with aspects of this final accounting process.