2013 Archive

  • Oracle/Research Foundation Business System Shutdown for Upgrade and Improvements
    The RF Report Center leverages the latest in dashboard, alerting, analytics, and reporting technology to make it easy for users to perform financial analysis, monitor financial health, and track compliance in one location.
  • Conflicts of Interest in Research Update
    As part of the university’s conflict of interest policy, we are pleased to announce the new UB Conflict of Interest in Research Committee (CIRC), established in compliance with federal regulations in the revised UB Investigator Conflict of Interest policy
  • SPS Reports Dashboard
    News about the Sponsored Projects Reports Dashboard.
  • Research Excellence Advancement Program
    The Office of the Vice President for Research and Economic Development is pleased to announce the establishment of the Research Excellence Advancement Program (REAP).
  • New Office of Research Compliance Established
    The Director of Research Compliance will report to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development, and oversee all aspects of compliance related to research.
  • UB's Center for Excellence in Writing is Open for Business
    UB’s new Center for Excellence in Writing officially opened this fall in Baldy 209, providing students at every level with a host of resources for working on and improving their writing.
  • UB's Jonathan Lovell Wins NIH Early Independence Award
    University at Buffalo researcher Jonathan Lovell will receive a five-year, $1.9 million grant to work on a new nanotechnology that could greatly improve how doctors treat and understand cancer, the National Institutes of Health announced Monday, September 30.
  • Grant Seminars Strengthen UB Proposals
    Over 125 UB researchers and staff attended the recent NIH Proposal Seminar held at UB.
  • New Directors in Office of Sponsored Projects Services
    It is our great pleasure to announce the appointment of two additional Directors in the Office of Sponsored Projects Services:  Ms. Mary Kraft and Mr. Donald Herzog.
  • Research Critical to Composer's New York
    The music of David Felder, SUNY Distinguished Professor and Birge-Cary Chair in Composition at the University at Buffalo, proves that the fruits of research are not confined to the hard sciences, or even the representational humanities.
  • Federal Agencies and Research Funding at UB
    The following includes facts regarding the current federal budget climate, and the impact that investigators may feel – or are feeling – as a result of federal agencies’ funding reductions.
  • UB's New Institute for Person-Centered Care Offers Hope for Elderly
    It is the fear of everyone who has parents or grandparents who might need special care as they approach old age: What if they are not able to remain active and involved?
  • New IFR Process
    Effective July 1, 2013, Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) will begin loading effort for PI's and co-PI's into the RF Business System without the need to complete IFR forms.
  • Quick Tips: Purchasing Equipment on Sponsored Research Awards
    Generally speaking, equipment purchases on sponsored research awards are somewhat restricted in that funding agencies require significant review and approval for purchases on the projects they are funding.
  • UB Physics Department Celebrates Growth
    Alongside the recent achievements touted by the University at Buffalo Physics Department—a doubling in publications and research funding in the last 6 years, exciting new experiments and discoveries—there is a national recognition of these developments.