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Innovate with Google & UNC Kenan-Flagler

Members of the Google team and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School will share how your peers are using next-generation Google technologies in education, mobile, big data, networking and genomics.

Internal Procedure Changes on Late Subrecipient Final Invoice Approvals

Based on the new regulatory environment, Duke University is amending its internal process for paying subrecipient final invoices that are received after the subaward agreement deadline (late invoices).  Late subrecipient final invoices expose Duke to substantial financial risk by inhibiting submission of a complete final financial report by the sponsor due date. Risk is extremely high that Duke will not be reimbursed by the sponsor after the sponsor due date.

Nomination period open for 2015 Duke Outstanding Postdoc/Postdoc Mentor Award

Please let your faculty and postdocs know that the nomination period is open for the 2015 Outstanding Postdoc and Outstanding Postdoc Mentor Awards. Nominations close at 5 pm on Wednesday September 16, 2015.

Research Opportunities in China Workshop: Now Open for Registration!

This workshop is for all Duke faculty who are currently conducting research in China, would like to conduct research in China, or would like to explore DKU opportunities.  Join us to hear the personal experiences of several Duke faculty who have successful ongoing research collaborations in China as well as those faculty who have transformed their research programs after having spent time at Duke Kunshan University.  The speaker’s program will be followed by a special announcement on new research opportunities in China for Duke faculty.

 

New Tuition Remission Methodology – Average Rate Basis

A reminder to all who work with tuition remission and Graduate Student stipends: the new Average Rate Basis (ARB) for charging tuition remission to institutional and sponsored research projects will go into effect as of September 1, 2015.

Upcoming Events

Sep
16
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Quarterly Grant Managers Meeting

  • September 16, 2015
  • Sociology/Psychology Building Room 130
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

Offering ID: 00066183

Speakers: TBD

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Sep
22
Finding Funding Workshop - September 22
Tue 02:00 - 03:00
Sociology/Psychology Building, Room 133 more
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Looking for funding? Seeking a fellowship to support research? Want to fund travel for a summer project? Need dissertation support? Take this opportunity to learn how to search for funding by using Duke's subscription to COS Pivot.  In class you'll create an account, update your profile and plan a search  strategy leading to a short-list of likely funders.  Class size is limited, so register early! 

 

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Sep
23
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This is an introductory workshop for grants, contracts, and compliance administration to help new Grant Managers navigate the highly decentralized environment at Duke University. If you are new to the grants administration, this class is for you. This workshop will explain to participants the roles and responsibilities of central offices and departments in order to submit proposals and process awards. Learning how to use the ORS website as a resource for information regarding the policies and procedures both at Duke and at sponsoring organizations is the central approach to the workshop.

If you are unable to attend, please contact amm39@duke.edu. There is a $100 no-show fee for participants who cancel with less than 48 hours notice or do not show-up for scheduled classes. 

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Sep
24
RCR Postdoc Forum - September 24, 2015
Thu 08:30 - 04:45
Searle Center, Medical Campus more
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Duke University, as a major research institute conducting federally funded research, is required to provide mandatory training programs for our individuals. To be in compliance with the America COMPETES Act of 2007, The Office of Postdoctoral Services and the Office of Research Support is hosting a mandatory, day-long "Responsible Conduct of Research" (RCR) Forum for all Postdoctoral Associates and Postdoctoral Scholars at Duke University and the Duke University Medical Center.

If you are in the employment category of Postdoctoral Associate (job code 3820) or Postdoctoral Scholar (job code 2898) and you have not already attended an RCR Forum while a postdoc at Duke, you are required to participate in this program. [You can determine whether you are a Postdoctoral Associate or Postdoctoral Scholar simply by entering your own name in the Search box at http://www.duke.edu/.] If you are a Postdoctoral Associate or Scholar, please click on the Registration link below and provide the requested information.

Click here to register for the event.

If you have any questions not answered on the FAQ page, please contact:
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Sep
29
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Looking for funding? Seeking a fellowship to support research? Want to fund travel for a summer project? Need dissertation support? Take this opportunity to learn how to search for funding by using Duke's subscription to COS Pivot.  In class you'll create an account, update your profile and plan a search  strategy leading to a short-list of likely funders.  Class size is limited, so register early! 

 

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Oct
14
Finding Funding Workshop - October 14
Wed 11:00 - 12:00
Sociology/Psychology Building, Room 133 more
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Looking for funding? Seeking a fellowship to support research? Want to fund travel for a summer project? Need dissertation support? Take this opportunity to learn how to search for funding by using Duke's subscription to COS Pivot.  In class you'll create an account, update your profile and plan a search  strategy leading to a short-list of likely funders.  Class size is limited, so register early! 

 

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Oct
14
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This class qualifies for RCC credit in the Advanced Grant Management  Certificate Program. 

This class will provide an overview of international export concerns in academia including shipping goods overseas, working with foreign nationals, and international travel.

Participants will learn basic functions of export controls as applied to project management.  Thorough instruction on import, export, and international electronic exchanges will be provided.  This class will include a review of the Export Administration Regulations, Department of Treasury sanctions, Department of Defense funded projects, and other agency requirements on international activities.  Basic concerns on international travel will also be shared.

Upon completion of the class participants should be able to make predeterminations on the export control status of some goods and technology, address export controls in visa applications, understand technology control plans, be aware of international financial transaction limitations, and advise travelers on significant international travel compliance concerns.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Oct
19
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This is an introductory workshop for grants, contracts, and compliance administration to help new Grant Managers navigate the highly decentralized environment at Duke University. If you are new to the grants administration, this class is for you.

This workshop, which builds on the Grants, Contracts and Compliance 101 course, covers the parts of a proposal, sponsor forms and guidelines, how to build a budget and an the basics of electronic submissions.

Learning how to use the ORS* website as a resource for information regarding the policies and procedures both at Duke and at sponsoring organizations is the central approach to the workshop.

If you are unable to attend, please contact amm39@duke.edu. There is a $100 no-show fee for participants who cancel with less than 48 hours notice or do not show-up for scheduled classes.  Please enter a fund code in the "Institution" section of the registration.

There is a limited number of seats for this class. Those who attended the 101 class will be given priority.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Oct
29
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This class qualifies for RCC credit in the Advanced Grant Management  Certificate Program. 

This class will provide an overview of international export concerns in academia including shipping goods overseas, working with foreign nationals, and international travel.

Participants will learn basic functions of export controls as applied to project management.  Thorough instruction on import, export, and international electronic exchanges will be provided.  This class will include a review of the Export Administration Regulations, Department of Treasury sanctions, Department of Defense funded projects, and other agency requirements on international activities.  Basic concerns on international travel will also be shared.

Upon completion of the class participants should be able to make predeterminations on the export control status of some goods and technology, address export controls in visa applications, understand technology control plans, be aware of international financial transaction limitations, and advise travelers on significant international travel compliance concerns.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Nov
17
Finding Funding Workshop - November 17
Tue 02:00 - 03:00
Sociology/Psychology Building, Room 133 more
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Looking for funding? Seeking a fellowship to support research? Want to fund travel for a summer project? Need dissertation support? Take this opportunity to learn how to search for funding by using Duke's subscription to COS Pivot.  In class you'll create an account, update your profile and plan a search  strategy leading to a short-list of likely funders.  Class size is limited, so register early! 

 

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Nov
18
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This is an introductory workshop for grants, contracts, and compliance administration to help new Grant Managers navigate the highly decentralized environment at Duke University. If you are new to the grants administration, this class is for you.

This workshop, which builds on the Grants, Contracts and Compliance 102 course, will cover the awards process from scientific review to award transfers. 

Learning how to use the ORS* website as a resource for information regarding the policies and procedures both at Duke and at sponsoring organizations is the central approach to the workshop.

If you are unable to attend, please contact amm39@duke.edu. There is a $100 no-show fee for participants who cancel with less than 48 hours notice or do not show-up for scheduled classes.  Please enter a fund code in the "Institution" section of the registration.

There is a limited number of seats for this class. Those who attended the 101 and 102 classes sequentially will be given registration priority.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Nov
19
Introduction to Export Controls - November 2015
Thu 02:00 - 05:00
Erwin Square Tower, 8th Floor more
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This class provides an overview of U.S. government export control regulations and how they impact Duke. The export of goods and technology are regulated by various U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and State.


Key topics to be addressed include physical exports, deemed exports, financial considerations, international travel, and sanctioned countries.This class provides an overview of U.S. government export control regulations and how they impact Duke. The export of goods and technology are regulated by various U.S. government agencies, including the Departments of Commerce, Treasury, and State.

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

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Dec
02
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Quarterly Grant Managers Meeting

  • December 2, 2015
  • Sociology/Psychology Building Room 130
  • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Register for course offerings through the Duke Learning Management System.  Just login to Duke@Work and click on the MyLearning link under the MyCareer section.

Offering ID: 00066183

Speakers: TBD

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