New Budgeting Model Available for Private Sponsors

June 14, 2017

Colleagues – Current University policy on Facilities & Administrative (F&A) cost recovery for sponsored projects accommodates reduced or waived F&A for Non-Profit Sponsors when the sponsor has a published policy limiting F&A costs. The University, however, does not allow reduced … Continued

Purchasing Computers on Sponsored Projects

May 31, 2017

Recent changes in Federal regulations as outlined in Uniform Guidance have allowed awardees more flexibility to charge computers to sponsored projects as direct costs. As a result of these changes, the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) no longer requires prior … Continued

Revised RAMSeS IPF Routing Structure

May 24, 2017

IMPLEMENTATION: Thursday, May 25, 2017 after 7:00 P.M. IMPACT: Only IPFs created and routed after implementation will utilize the new passive approval process. IPFs created prior to implementation and routed after the conversion will utilize the prior routing structure. IPFs … Continued

Gift vs. Sponsored Project

May 12, 2017

Private fundraising is central to Carolina’s future. When corporations, foundations, and other private donors provide gifts to the university, the funds are handled entirely by the Development Office. When these entities provide support for research, the funds are handled by … Continued

Director, Research Administration, Office of Sponsored Research

March 14, 2017

I am pleased to announce that Jennifer Teixeira will join the Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) as the Director of Research Administration. Jennifer has over 15 years of university experience with 12 years of Sponsored Research Administration specific experience. Her … Continued

Interim Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Research

March 9, 2017

It is my pleasure to welcome Renee Gonzales as the new Interim Executive Director of UNC’s Office of Sponsored Research (OSR). Reporting to me, Renee will lead the OSR’s daily operations, including proposal review, award setup and management, financial reporting … Continued

Save the Date OSR Sponsored Training Opportunity

February 28, 2017

The Office of Sponsored Research is pleased to announce a special 2-day training opportunity in conjunction with The Society for Research Administration International. SRA International is the premier research management association; providing education, training and research management operation reviews across … Continued

New Facilities and Administration Rate

February 28, 2017

On January 7, 2017, UNC finalized its new facilities and administrative (F&A) rate agreement with DHHS. Beginning July 1, 2017, UNC’s new F&A rate will be increased from 52.0% to 55.5%. Please be sure to incorporate this new rate into … Continued

Office of Sponsored Research Town Hall

January 31, 2017

OSR Update Please join us for a discussion on recent developments and changes within the UNC Office of Sponsored Research regarding: Office Transition Update and New Hires Departmental and OSR Lifecycle Roles and Responsibilities Billing and Closeout Requirements Effort Reporting … Continued