An upgrade to the iRIS system will be implemented starting at the close of business on May 26th and ending on May 30th, 2017. The iRIS system will not be available for use during the upgrade process. Researchers should take into account the timing of the planned update and make the necessary adjustments for the… more »
URSA News and Announcements
The Office of Research and Environmental Safety (RES) is moving from a paper system to an all-electronic method of performing laboratory assessments. Beginning this summer (2017) the assessments will be integrated into the GSU Research Portal system for ease of tracking and assessment completion. From the Research Portal, PIs will receive notices of scheduled walkthroughs… more »
If you conduct health-related research and have outstanding student loans, the NIH Loan Repayment Programs (LRPs) may be an option for you!
The LRPs repay up to $35,000 annually of a researcher’s qualified educational debt, based on your debt level, in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research. Extramural LRPs at NIH… more »
The Department of Homeland Security recently announced new security protocols that impact the transport and use of personal and Georgia State University issued electronics that may be taken abroad for research, collaborative, or conference attendance purposes. Direct travel from, or a transfer through, these 10 airports to the United States are impacted by these protocols:
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Research Solutions and the Office of Vice President for Research & Economic Development would like to invite you to the 2nd annual Research Solutions Technology Showcase event. You can join us for the morning session, afternoon session, or the entire day. Doors open at 8:30 at 100 Auburn Avenue (Centennial Hall). We will have guest… more »
The Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development is now accepting proposals for Conference Grant awards for research-focused conferences hosted by GSU faculty (tenured or tenure-track faculty must serve as primary PIs) and that will take place on the Georgia State campus between July 1 and December 31, 2017. The goal is… more »
The Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development is happy to announce the Call for Proposals for Research Initiation and Scholarly Support (Tenured and Pre-Tenured) internal grants for faculty at Georgia State for FY2018. The official announcements with instructions can be found in two places:
Beginning Monday, October 10, 2016, the university began transitioning to use of the Research Portal for submission of all proposals for sponsored funding. If you are uncertain about how to access or use the Research Portal, please contact the OSPA administrative staff who will be glad to assist you: Benetta Behnzukeh, 3-3502; Pamela Pressley,… more »
Effective December 1, 2016, all postdoctoral associates that are paid from sponsored project (grant) funds and are classified as exempt employees must be paid a minimum annual salary of $47,476 as required by the federal regulation recently issued from the Department of Labor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
President Becker, Vice President Rackliffe, and… more »
Effective December 1, 2016 all post-docs must be paid an annual salary no less than $47,476, as required by federal regulations issued by the Department of Labor under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Unfortunately, the cost of the increased salaries on sponsored projects must be borne out of the funds already awarded or proposed. In… more »