URSA News and Announcements

Announcing the Call for Proposals for FY2019 Conference Grants

The Office of the Vice President for Research & Economic Development provides limited matching funds for research-oriented conference held on Georgia State’s campus each year.  Proposals are now being accepted for conferences scheduled on or after July 1, 2018 (which marks the beginning of FY2019). Conferences must be regional, national, or international in scope, with clear… more »

Updates on revisions to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (Common Rule)

Please click on the link below to read a letter from Georgia State’s Vice President for Research & Economic Development, Jim Weyhenmeyer, regarding the expected revision to the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects, known as the Common Rule, was published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017.

Letter from… more »

Announcing new FY2018 Fringe Rates

As of July 18, 2017, Georgia State University has concluded its FY 2018 fringe rate negotiations with the Department of Health and Human Services.

Due to rising benefit and compensations costs, the university’s fringe rates have increased. The new rates should be used immediately on all sponsored proposals.

Additional information, including the new FY2018… more »

Lab Assessments Go Online

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 »

United States Announces New Security Protocols on Certain Inbound International Flights

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 Technology Showcase Event on Wednesday March 15th

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 »