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  • 1. Division for Research New Investigators Orientation 2007 Videka slides Presented by Lynn Videka Vice President for Research Presentation to New Investigators at UAlbany October 23, 2007
  • 2. Research Division Mission
    • The mission of the Division for Research at the University at Albany is to support the development and dissemination of new knowledge in a world-class research environment. The Division strives to create and advance intellectually stimulating and rewarding collaborations among faculty, students, research partners and clients.
  • 3. Research Division 2007-2008 Goals
    • Increase total number of research applications in all units
    • Increase federal research awards in all units, and especially in the life sciences
    • Increase funding for research infrastructure
    • Assess the following research centers and institutes:
      • Center for Institutional Investment and Management
      • Center for Technology in Government
    • Create and nurture multiple opportunities for mentored student research
    • Improve science facility business management
    • Produce an annual research report, print and web versions
    • Enhance research development on research ethics and compliance
    • Continue to advance animal and human research compliance infrastructure through
        • Complete LACF program and facility preparation to formally apply for Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) accreditation
        • Update and streamline Office of Research Compliance guidance and educational materials
    • Continue COEUS implementation and possibility of expanding modules
    • Provide technology development supports for faculty inventions
  • 4. Research by the Numbers
  • 5. Total Awards *Total awards received by Health Research, Inc. for School of Public Health faculty who are employees of the NYS Department of Health. **Other includes state appropriations made to Institute of Gerontology and Center for Technology in Government for Research Projects and funding received by Northeast Regional Forensic Institute.
  • 6. Research Foundation Expenditures by Discipline Fiscal Year 2006-2007 * includes School of Business, Humanities Disciplines and administrative units.
  • 7. Research Foundation Awards by Sponsor Type Fiscal Year 2006-2007 *federal funds awarded through a non-federal agency. **include s Colleges & Universities, Foreign Sponsors, Health Organizations, Local Government, States Other than NYS, and deposits made to Multiple Sponsor Accounts.
  • 8. How Can the Division Help Researchers
    • Help faculty advance research by removing obstacles
    • Help faculty think creatively about ways to develop programs
    • Advocate within the University and with sponsors
    • Provide advice, guidance on policy, legal, and financial issues affecting sponsored programs
  • 9. Keys for Successful Research
  • 10. Getting Started
    • Breadth of funding
    • Persistence
    • Interdisciplinary collaborators (with a continued role for discipline-based research)
    • Collaboration and partnerships
    • Early planning, develop timeframes and deadlines
  • 11. Facilities and Administrative Costs
    • Full indirect cost recovery
    • Facilities and Administrative Costs (Indirect Costs) support the University’s operations
      • Library
      • Facilities
      • Utilities and Information Services
      • Maintenance
      • Administration
      • Compliance
  • 12. Coeus
    • Web-based tool for preparing, routing and submitting proposals
    • ALL proposals will be prepared with Coeus
    • Replaces Campus Impact Statement (internal transmittal form)
    • Training and help resources are available at http://coeus.albany.edu
  • 13. Organization and Administration
  • 14. Organized Research Units
    • Over 50 Centers, Institutes, and Specialized Labs covering breadth of University research mission
    • Represents investment of millions from federal, state and private sources
    • Engines of economic growth and development
    • Tip: Use their infrastructure as a resource for your research
  • 15. Research Foundation of State University of New York
    • Private, nonprofit educational corporation to support sponsored projects on behalf of the State University of New York (SUNY) and research institutions
    • Facilitate administration of grants and contracts for SUNY researchers
  • 16. Office for Sponsored Programs Robert O. Webster Associate Vice President for Research/ Director, Office for Sponsored Programs Phone: 437-4550 http://www.albany.edu/research/OSPindex.htm
  • 17. Office for Sponsored Programs: Helping Project Directors
    • Identify funding sources-research development
    • Help prepare and submit proposals
      • Proposal development including budget preparation
      • Issue and negotiate subcontracts and agreements
      • Negotiate grant and contract terms
    • Account establishment
    • Execute grant and contract agreements
    • Grant management and reporting
    • Other post award administration as required
  • 18. Research Compliance
    • Adrienne Bonilla, Director/
    • Compliance Officer
    • Phone: 437-4564
    • Email: [email_address]
    • http://www.albany.edu/research/compliance/
  • 19. Research Compliance
    • Human Subjects - Institutional Review Board (IRB)
    • Animal Research - Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
    • Biohazardous Materials – Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
    • Research Integrity
  • 20. University Policy – Research Compliance
    • Federal and state regulations, as well as University policy, require IRB, IACUC, or IBC review prior to conducting research involving human participants, animals, or biohazardous materials.
    • Policy applies to all research conducted under the auspices of the University, both funded and unfunded.
    • Research brought from another institution must obtain UAlbany committee review and approval.
  • 21. Office of Technology Development
    • Theresa Walker, Director
    • Phone: 956-8171
    • Email: twalker@uamail.albany.edu
    • http://www.albany.edu/research/
    • TechDevindex.htm
  • 22. Office of Technology Development
    • Intellectual Property Identification and
    • Protection
    • Academic/Industry Relations
    • Business Incubation
    • Economic Development
    • Patent Policy
    • Software Policy
    • Equity Policy
    • Intellectual Property Agreements; Licenses,
    • Material Transfer Agreements, Non-Disclosure
    • Agreements, Trademark, Patents, Copyright
  • 23. Research Division Faculty Seed Funding
    • Janice Bogan
    • Assistant to Vice President for Research
    • Phone: 956-8176
    • Email: [email_address]
    • http://www.albany.edu/research/FacultySeedFunding.htm
  • 24. Faculty Seed Funding: FRAP A and B
    • Faculty Research Award Program (FRAP)
      • FRAP A
        • Intended to stimulate new research with potential for external support
        • Award amount ranges from $4,000 to $10,000
        • Competitive at the University level
      • FRAP B
        • Supports more modest research projects
        • Award amount ranges from $1,000 to $4,000
        • Competitive at the college or school level
  • 25. Journal and Conference Support Awards
    • Fall and spring rounds of competition
    • Journal support provides editorial support for up to three years
    • Journal editor must secure matching support
    • Conference Support provides assistance with direct costs of conference
    • Conference organizers must secure matching support
    • Award amount does not exceed $2,500
  • 26. Deadlines for Fall Round of Competition
    • FOR TO BY
    • FRAP – Category A Dean 10/15/07
    • Conference Support Award Dept. Chair 11/8/07
    • Journal Support Award Dept. Chair 11/8/07
    Submit all application materials:
  • 27. Deadlines for Spring Round of Competition
    • Submit all applications materials
    • FOR TO BY
    • FRAP - Category B Dean 1/31/08
    • Conference Support Award Dept. Chair 2/20/08
    • Journal Support Award Dept. Chair 2/20/08
  • 28. Sponsored Funds Financial Management
    • Paula Kaloyeros, Director
    • Phone: 442-3196
    • Email: [email_address]
    • http://www.albany.edu/sffm
  • 29. Sponsored Funds Financial Management
    • Post-Award Management (travel, subject costs, participant stipends, tuition)
    • Payroll Expenses (effort reports, release time appointments)
    • Financial Reporting and Collections
    • Business System Security (PIAI Award Interface)
  • 30. Sponsored Funds Personnel
    • Tracey Williams, Director
    • Phone: 437-4500
    • Email: [email_address]
    • http://hr.albany.edu/content/sponsor.asp
  • 31. Sponsored Funds Personnel
    • Hiring: recruitment and selection
    • Payroll
    • New employee orientation and benefits
    • Time, attendance and leave accruals
    • Employee relations, training, and workplace complaints
    • Immigration and visa services
  • 32. Institutional Services
    • Edward Kane, Director
    • Lianne Fenn, Assistant Director
    • DawnMarie Helin, Assistant Director
    • Kenneth Jones, Assistant Director
    • Joe Schell, Assistant Director
    • http://www.albany.edu/institutionalservices
  • 33. Institutional Services
    • Purchasing and Contracts 437-4579 www.albany.edu/purchasing
    • Equipment Management 437-4596 www.albany.edu/equipment
    • Mail Services 442-3272 www.albany.edu/mailservice
    • Rapid Copy Center 442-3245 www.albany.edu/rapidcopy
  • 34. Information Technology Services Research IT Group
    • Brian Macherone, Director
    • Phone: 442-3440
    • Email: [email_address]
    • http://rit.albany.edu
  • 35. Information Technology Services Research IT Group
    • Pre-grant planning for information technology and equipment needs
    • Grant equipment setup and configuration
    • IT services for research
  • 36.
    • Carol F. Bullard, Assistant Vice President
    • Penelope Benson-Wright, Director
    • Winsome Foderingham, Assistant Director
    • Lillian Lee, Secretary
    • Phone: 437-4778
    • [email_address]
    Division of Development Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations
  • 37. DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENT Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations
    • MISSION
    • Secure private sector funding for institutional priorities
  • 38. DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENT Corporate and Foundation Relations
    • Contact our office for assistance with
    • identifying prospective funders
    • developing fund raising strategies
    • meeting with funders
    • maintaining relationships w/donors
  • 39. Welcome to the University at Albany Questions?