Research Administration Community Forum

Meeting for Research Administrators on the Berkeley Campus

Upcoming Meetings

Please save the dates for the RAC Forum meetings below. All meetings will be held from 10:30 to noon. Virtual meetings will be conducted via Zoom. These are planned dates; check back for the final schedule or sign up for the mailing list.


Past Meetings

  • February 28, 2024: Research Administration & Compliance; Other Campus Announcements; Update on President Drake Letter; SPO Proposal Tips: Phoebe, NASA & DOE; Implementing a Compliance Liaison Program at Berkeley
  • November 29, 2023: Research Administration & Compliance; Other Campus Announcements; Soft Closeouts: Closed But Still Open; NASA COI
  • September 20, 2023: Research Administration & Compliance; Other Campus Announcements; Research Security Update; New UCOP International Affiliation Mandate; Salary Cost Transfer Process
  • May 3, 2023: Sponsored Projects Office; Other Campus Announcements; Overview of the UAW Contracts: What do RAs Need to Know?; NSF Concept Outlines: Does the PI’s Proposal Idea Fit the Opportunity?; Meeting the Challenge of Burnout; Grow Your Journey: The Research Administration Career Path (New!)
  • March 1, 2023: Sponsored Projects Office; Other Campus Announcements; Promoting Safe and Inclusive Research in a Field Environment; UAW Strike Impact on Contracts and Grants & Q&A; Explaining Berkeley’s F&A Waiver Process to New PIs; Working Capital Advances for Subrecipients
  • November 30, 2022: Sponsored Projects Office; Other Campus Announcements; Promoting Safe and Respectful Environments: NSF & NIH Supported Conferences, Workshops & Symposia; Berkeley’s Composite Benefit Rates; Cost Principles for Industry Awards
  • September 21, 2022: Sponsored Projects Office; Other Campus Announcements; UC’s Research Data Policy; Heads Up! NSF Changes Are Coming; RAPDP Overview 2022–23; The NIH Data Management Sharing Policy: What We Need to Know by January 2023
  • June 8, 2022: Other Campus Announcements; The Berkeley Research Development Office (BRDO) and Limited Submissions; Introducing S2C: SPO’s Service to Campus Model; Off Campus F&A; Next RAC Forum Dates and Poll; The Science of Persuasion; New DOE COI Requirements
  • April 13, 2022: SPO Announcements; Other Campus Announcements; Cyber/Data Security; Taking the Mystery out of Costing Policy: CBRs, Vacation Accrual, and F&A Categories; Who “is” RAC IT?; Overview of Export Control in Phoebe
  • February 23, 2022: SPO Announcements; Other Campus Announcements; Phoebe Enhancement: Award Actions and Pilot; BRS Guidance: New NIH Other Support Requirements and Resources; Working with the State of California: Updates and a Refresher

Past Meetings Archive


Contact

RAC Forum meetings are sponsored by the Research Administration and Compliance Office. All are welcome!

 

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