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  • 2007 New Investigtor Orientation

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