Research Administration Training

Upcoming Training:

Research Administration Forum
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
9:30-11:00am
Beckman Institute Auditorium


Past Training:
(Click on the links for the presentation)

Research Administration Forum (Feb 12, 2014)

  • FY2013 Annual Report
  • Procurement Services Announcements
  • Project Accounting Updates
  • New Uniform Guidance from OMB
  • IAMS

Research Administration Forum (Oct 8, 2013)

  • Government Shutdown
  • Rates for Fiscal Year 2014
  • Postdoc Benefits
  • Caltech Projection Tool
  • New Cargo Shipment Requirements & Penalties
  • On-line Faculty Export Awareness Training
  • NIH Sub-Accounting Draw Process
  • Update on Cost Transfer and PDC Systems
  • Expenditure Types
  • Principal Investigators on Leave
  • Administrative Costs on Sponsored Awards
  • NSF & Voluntary Cost Sharing
  • Graduate and Undergraduate Students on the NIH Commons
  • Foreign Travel on JPL IAs
  • Indirect Costs on Facilties Use/Technical Services
  • Conflict of Interest Reviews for NIH/NSF Awards
  • Office of Technology Transfer and Corporate Partnerships

Post-Award Administration Training (March 21, 2013)

Research Administration Forum (Dec 4, 2012)

  • ARRA closeouts
  • NIH Salary Cap Reports
  • Audit Updates
  • Invoice Attached Transactions
  • Guidelines for Accepting External Funds

IAMS Procedures Manual (Oct 2, 2012)

Research Administration Forum (June 26, 2012)

  • OSR Personnel Changes
  • Effort in NASA Proposals
  • Facilities Use and Technical Service Agreements
  • Changes to Chapter 7 of the Faculty Handbook
  • Foreign Travel on JPL IAs
  • Audit Updates

Research Administration Forum (March 6, 2012)

  • Recovery Act Awards
  • NIH Salary Cap
  • Facilities Use/Technical Service Agreements
  • Cost Sharing-Revisted
  • Program Income
  • JPL Service IAs
  • Participant Support Costs
  • Initial Roll-Out of Export Compliance Faculty Awareness Program

Research Administration Forum (November 15, 2011)

  • IA Proposal & Export Review Tool: Highlights
  • Faculty Export Program
  • Service Center Employees as Key Personnel
  • NSF Salary Limitations
  • NIH Graduate Student Compensation Maximum
  • Travel Services Update

Research Administration Forum (June 21, 2011)

  • Research Compliance Officer
  • Export Compliance Snapshot and What's Ahead
  • Genomic Array Costs
  • DoD Cap on Indirect Cost Recovery
  • Recovery Act - What's Next
  • Fabrications and Proposals

Post Award Administration Training - Part II (April 21, 2011)

Research Administration Forum (February 15, 2011)

  • 2010 Annual Report
  • Procedure for Proposals/Awards where the sponsor pays less than the minimum indirect cost rate (15% TC)
  • E-Verify Review
  • Equipment Fabrication & Proposals
  • I-129 Requirements
  • Update on the JPL IA Procedures
  • Audit Update
  • Post-Award Administration Training

Research Administration Forum (October 12, 2010)

  • New Indirect Cost, Staff Benefit, and Other Rates for FY 2011
  • Provost Office Approval of Projects Involving Export Controlled Information
  • New Procedures for JPL Research IAs
  • The Caltech Guide to Sponsored Projects

Post-Award Administration Training (July 22, 2010/Aug 26, 2010)

Research Administration Forum (June 22, 2010)

  • Cayuse Update
  • Recovery Act/ARRA Update
  • NIH Miscellany
  • JPL IAs
  • Tales from the Audits

Research Administration Forum (February 16, 2010)

  • Research Administration Annual Report
  • Recovery Act
  • NSF OIG Audit
  • Campus Export Document Requirements
  • Oracle iExpenses
  • Non-Faculty PIs
  • Miscellaneous Announcements

Research Administration Forum (Oct 6, 2009)

  • Exporter/Importer Responsibilities
  • New Rates
  • ARRA Update
  • ARRA Reporting

Follow up on Companion Award Set Up Process (Sept 29, 2009)

CART (Caltech ARRA Reporting Tool) Training (Sept 22/23, 2009)

Cost Sharing and Salary Cap Update (Sept 10,2009)

Faculty Effort Management (July 21/22, 2009)

Research Administration Forum (May 12, 2009)

  • Update on ARRA
  • Overview of the new Equipment Fabrication Policy and Procedures
  • Administrative Salaries as Direct Costs and the Duke Audit
  • Cayuse Trial

Imports Training(April 29, 2009)**please be aware before printing, that this pdf presentation is 165 pages, please contact Mika for a ppt. file for printing multiple slides per page**

Fabrication Policy and Process (April 20 & 21, 2009):

Annual Export Compliance Update (March 24, 2009)

Research Administration Forum Presentation (Feb 3, 2009)

  • new Research Administration website
  • Yale University Settlement
  • Audit update
  • new Export Compliance policy
  • Restricted Party Screening
  • Agency updates
  • Future Training Sessions

Introduction to Caltech Research Administration Presentation (previously titled the "Fundamentals of Research Administration") (Feb 27, 2009)