URSA News and Announcements

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.

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IRB, IACUC, and all research safety services will be limited June 29 – July 4 for relocation

The Offices of Research Integrity (IRB, IACUC, Research Safety offices) will be relocating from Dahlberg Hall to the 3rd Floor of 58 Edgewood Avenue beginning June 29th. The iRIS system will be available for use by researchers, but there will be no processing during this time. Other services will be limited on Thursday, June 29th… 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 »