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.
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.
UB is following best practices in the management of non-federal clinical trials by updating the Indirect Cost rates and the policy regarding the Residual Balance on Fixed Price Contracts for Sponsored Projects.