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Office of Research Services to host virtual spring trainings

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The Office of Research Services will host a number of trainings this spring. All DePaul faculty, staff and students are welcome to attend. RSVPs are required.

Each training session will occur via Zoom. As the meeting date approaches, the presenter will forward a zoom link to those who responded they planned to attend.

Online Institutional Review Board Protocol Submission Process

This workshop highlights the new online Institutional Review Board protocol submission process. Faculty, staff and students who conduct human subject research and are interested to learn more about the new paperless submission process, may find this workshop helpful.

Friday, May 8
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, May 14
1 – 2:30 p.m.

Budget Essentials

This session covers basic elements of designing a grant proposal budget, including budgeting personnel costs, travel, supplies and equipment. The application of DePaul's indirect cost rate on budgets also will be covered, as will the indirect cost waiver process. 

Wednesday, May 13
1 – 2:30 p.m.
RSVP to Jeff Deaner

Preparing Grant Accounts for the Close of the Fiscal Year

This workshop covers best practices for the financial management of grants accounts at the close of the fiscal year. Topics covered include the tools used to review grant accounts to ensure transactions are properly booked, steps to bring grant account discrepancies to ORS' attention, and FY20 year-end closing schedule deadlines applicable to grants.

Friday, May 22
10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
RSVP to Robert McCarthy

Searching for External Funding

This session offers introductory information on searching for external grant funding. It includes an introduction to the Grant Forward subscription search engine, the federal search engine - Grants.Gov, as well as other select public domain and federal websites. Participants will learn how to subscribe to select RSS feeds on upcoming deadlines.

Tuesday, May 26
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
RSVP to Alexandra Beiriger​​​