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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
    • 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
    • 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]
    • 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:
      • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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]
    • 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
    • 33. Institutional Services
      • Purchasing and Contracts 437-4579
      • Equipment Management 437-4596
      • Mail Services 442-3272
      • Rapid Copy Center 442-3245
    • 34. Information Technology Services Research IT Group
      • Brian Macherone, Director
      • Phone: 442-3440
      • Email: [email_address]
    • 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?