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The Office of Research Advancement supports faculty  grant proposals, including workshops to help with the preparation. Two left in the fall line-up: NIH specific aims and Proposal development - Working with an editor.

Looking to continue strong protections for its research participants, UB has initiated the AAHRPP (Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs) re-accreditation process.

Effective Oct. 1, 2017, SPS will not submit a proposal without a fully signed approval form.

On Friday, September 8 from 12PM until Monday September 11 7AM, University at Buffalo CIT Department will be performing maintenance on the CLICK Portal system.

Fostering collaboration and innvoation through VPRED reviews of interdisciplinary centers to ensure they stay true to their missions and goals.


UB's Technology Transfer office is making it easier for inventors to disclosure their new technology with eSignature.

The former UB Office of Economic Development (OED) is now Business and Entrepreneur Partnerships, a name change that reflects enhanced services.
UB is no longer using the ecrt system for effort reporting.  Changes to the federal regulations governing effort reporting offers the ability to reduce administrative burden on faculty by transitioning to an acceptable alternative method for certification.