University Research Council
Material Transfer Agreements
A material transfer agreement (
Office of Research
Allen DiPalma, Interim Director of the Office of Research, discussed the InfoEd electronic research administration system. The proposal-tracking module will be introduced this year. Principal investigators will be able to submit proposals electronically and Office staffers will be able to track proposals electronically. The proposal-development module will be introduced next year. This module will support both complete online proposal development and the electronic proposal formats of all external sponsors.
The Subcommittee on Electronic Research Administration continues to work with the Office of Research on the electronic proposal tracking system. The Subcommittee on Support for the Humanities is exploring opportunities to provide financial support to postdoctoral fellows in the humanities. The Subcommittee on Interdisciplinary Small Grants is evaluating the eight proposals that were submitted in response to the RFP.
Several other issues were discussed: