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Assembly of University Research Administrators

Meetings are 10:00 a.m. -11:30 a.m. in MSB 2.135

Next meeting is May 25, 2016

2016 Schedule:

  • May 25
  • August 24
  • November 16

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Recordings of previous meetings can be found by searching "AURA" at: 

AURA 02/24/16 - SPA Training, R&A Update, Best Practices, NIH Updates, CRF Training/Monitoring and Coverage Analysis update, Audit results

AURA 12/02/15 - NIH Notices & SPA Holiday Coverage, Effort Reporting, Preview of New R&A Form, Hot Topics: A-133 Audit Update

AURA 09/23/15 - SPA Updates, Clinical Trail Account Closeouts, Monitoring Process, ClinCard

AURA 07/22/15- Effort Update, SPA Training, CRB Implementation, PAF Account Close Out, Twitter, SPA Website Review

AURA 06/03/15- Greenphire ClinCard, Updates from Clinical Research Finance, Effort Reporting, FDP/Federal Update 

AURA 03/25/15 - Clinical Research Billing, Residual Account Closure, Extended Leave & Sponsored Projects

AURA 01/28/15 - Equipment Transfers, CRF Updates, Effort Reminders, Audit Update

AURA 12/16/14 - SPA Updates, NIH Updates, Effort Reminders, Uniform Guidance reminders

AURA 09/24/14 - Clinical Trial Closeout, Coverage Analysis, NIH Update, Uniform Guidance

AURA 07/23/14 - RCOI Certification Form Update, SPA Training, Clinical Research Finance Policies/Training, F&A Rate Agreement Update

AURA 05/28/14 - IRB Billing, Federal Revenue Transition, Effort Reminders, Gift vs Grant

AURA 03/26/14 - R&A Changes, CPRIT Matching Changes, Website updates

AURA 01/22/14 - Rev. NIH Salary Cap, Transfer In Applications, Research Patient Payments, and more

AURA 09/25/13 - Animal Welfare Committee, Hoop 95, Federal Grant Changes

AURA 05/29/13 - Scival Experts, FDP Update, Year-End Project Extensions

AURA 01/23/13 - NIH Public Access Policy, Late Submissions, Equipment Loans, SciVal

AURA 11/28/12 - Bioinformatics Service Center, Federal Training Grants/Fellowships, Effort Certification

AURA 09/26/12 - Subrecipient vs Vendor, COI Update, Departing PIs

AURA 07/25/12 - Financial Conflicts of Interest, Research Performance Progress Reports, Just-In-Time

AURA 05/23/12 - Cayuse Self-Submit, Multiple PI Leadership Plan, Effort Reporting

AURA 03/28/12 - Cayuse Self-Submit, Service Centers, ARRA Update

AURA 01/25/12 - Non-Monetary R&A Form, HHS Salary Cap

AURA 11/30/11 - eCRT Update, Budget Development Tool, Subcontracting Plans

AURA 09/28/11 - HOOP 64, Commitment Training, Budget Development

AURA 07/27/11 - NIH 2% Inflation, CPRIT Awards, Revised Forms

AURA 05/25/11 - Cost Sharing Memo, IDC Waivers, Cost Transfers, Foreign Travel

AURA 03/23/11 - Proposal Submission, PAFT Update, 2011 AURA Schedule

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